Federal discount available to assist with internet bill

Get connected with a federal discount on internet service at home. To find out if you qualify, go to getemergencybroadband.org or call 833-511-0311The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary program from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that provides eligible households discounts of up to $50 a month on their internet bill. 

Who qualifies? Any household with a member that: 

  • *Has income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, or participates in other government assistance programs; 
  • *Receives free or reduced school lunch or breakfast; 
  • *Received a Federal Pell Grant this year; 
  • *Lost significant income due to job loss or furlough since February 19, 2020; or 
  • *Meets low-income criteria for a COVID-19 program or a participating provider’s program. 

There are three ways for eligible households to apply: 

  1. Contact a participating broadband provider directly to learn about their application process. If you are unable to apply through them directly, you will have to apply using option 2 or 3 below, and then contact a participating provider to select an eligible plan. 
  1. Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org to apply online and to find participating providers near you. After you apply, you will have to contact a participating provider to select an eligible plan. 
  1. Call 833-511-0311 for a mail-in application or print a copy, and return it along with copies of documents showing proof of eligibility to: 

Emergency Broadband Support Center
P.O. Box 7081
London, KY 40742

For more information, visit GetEmergencyBroadband.org