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The Affordable Connectivity Program replaced the Emergency Broadband Benefit on December 31, 2021.  Learn more about the Affordable Connectivity Program by visiting fcc.gov/ACP.

EBB: What It Is & How It Works

FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel gives an overview of the Emergency Broadband Benefit.

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The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more.

Eligible households can enroll through an approved provider or by visiting GetEmergencyBroadband.org.

Press contacts for the FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit

Paloma Isabel Perez
FCC Press Secretary

Anne Veigle
Deputy Director, Office of Media Relations

Office of Media Relations

News & Background Information

Press Releases, Statements and Public Notices

Fact Sheets and Program Background

Chairwoman's Notes

Help Has Arrived

The Emergency Broadband Fund is now available to help eligible American households connect to broadband; the Emergency Connectivity Fund will soon help schools and libraries. (5/13/21)

Making Sure the Cost of Access Doesn't Keep Americans Offline

Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel shared answers to frequently asked questions about the Emergency Broadband Benefit. (2/22/21)

Video Roundtable

FCC Chairwoman Rosenworcel convened a virtual roundtable discussion to gather public input on how to structure the new Emergency Broadband Benefit program. (2/12/21)


Web Resources

The FCC has a variety of consumer materials about the Emergency Broadband Benefit.

FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Logo

Emergency Broadband Benefit Logo for Download, PNG File Format, color with transparent background - click to display full size
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Graphics and Outreach Materials - A Consumer Outreach Toolkit is also available with additional downloadable graphics, social media images, fact sheets, and other sample outreach content and materials.

Emergency Broadband Benefit Social Media for Partner Download, PNG File Format, color with transparent background - click to display full size