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What is the FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program?

The FCC has launched a temporary program to help families and households struggling to afford Internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible household.

Do I qualify for this Program?

A household is eligible if one member of the household:
  1. Qualifies for the Lifeline program
  2. Receives benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision, or did so in the 2019-2020 school year
  3. Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year
  4. Experienced a substantial loss of income since February 29, 2020 and the household had a total income in 2020 below $99,000 for single filers and $198,000 for joint filers
  5. Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating providers' existing low-income or COVID-19 program.
What do I need to know about the FCC EBB Program?

View our EBB FAQ page (EBB FAQ page en espanol)

How do I apply for the FCC EBB Program?

Click here to view the FCC Application Page

After you have been approved, please fill out form and a representative from SECTV will contact you.

If you do not have Internet Access please contact our office at 570-825-8508