• Full Title: FCC Launches Affordable Connectivity Program; Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Transitions to New Affordable Connectivity Program
  • Document Type(s): News Release
  • Bureau(s): Media Relations, Office of Chairwoman Rosenworcel, Wireline Competition

Description:
In accordance with Congressional directives, the FCC officially launched the Affordable Connectivity Program, the $14.2 billion successor program to the Emergency Broadband Benefit which helped almost 9 million afford internet access during the pandemic.

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Document Dates

  • Released On: Dec 31, 2021
  • Issued On: Dec 31, 2021
  • Media Contact: Paloma Perez; Paloma.Perez@fcc.gov