Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program

FCC ANNOUNCES START DATE OF EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT PROGRAM

EBB enrollment will open on May 12, 2021

The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is a federally-funded program administered by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) providing a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households. The same households may also apply for up to $100 toward a computing device from participating providers.

Beginning on May 12 households can apply in three ways:

  1. Contact your preferred participating broadband provider directly to learn about their application process. 
  2. Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org to apply online and to find participating providers near you. 
  3. 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. 

To date, the FCC has established that qualifying households could be offered a discount of up to $50 on monthly connectivity expenses if they are signed up with a participating internet service provider (ISP).

Learn more about the Emergency Broadband Benefit program