The FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new temporary benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more.
The EBB Consumer FAQ provides answers questions about eligibility requirements, how to apply, where to find participating providers in your state, information about discounted connected devices, and more.
EBB: What It Is & How It Works
FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel gives an overview of the program.
The FCC has tips and resources to help consumers avoid fraudsters' attempts to steal money and personal information during the pandemic.
Businesses Can Avoid Having Legitimate Calls Blocked
Phone companies and their partner service providers look for suspicious calling patterns to proactively block unwanted and illegal calls. The FCC shares best practices to help legitimate businesses avoid having their calls blocked or labeled as spam by mistake: Call Blocking Tools and Resources