The Affordable Connectivity Program
The Affordable Connectivity Program (formerly the Emergency Broadband Benefit program) is a federally-funded program administered by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help families struggling to afford broadband internet service. Families can apply for a discount of up to $30 per month towards broadband service as well as up to $100 towards a computing device from participating providers.
Learn more at www.fcc.gov/acp
How to get started ...
- Contact your preferred participating broadband provider directly to learn about their application process.
- Go to acpbenefit.org to apply online and to find participating providers near you.
- Call 833-511-0311 for a mail-in application, and return it along with proof of eligibility to: Emergency Broadband Support Center, P.O. Box 7081, London, KY 40742.
Helpful EBB Resources
- Consumer FAQ - Questions and answers on eligibility, how to apply, participating service providers, connected device benefits, Tribal benefits, and program length.
- Participating Providers Look Up Tool - Find broadband service providers offering the Emergency Broadband Benefit in your state or territory.
- Emergency Broadband Benefit Consumer Information Hub
- GetEmergencyBroadband.org - The website where consumers will be able to apply for the benefit.
- Informational Webinar - View a webinar with an overview of the program, eligibility information, and enrollment procedures.
Spread the Word!
The FCC has provided an outreach tool kit with a wealth of materials you can use freely to share information with your school community. Select from the tools below of explore for yourself.