This morning, the FCC announced that on May 12, 2021, eligible households will be able to apply for the https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit.  

Beginning on May 12, households can apply in three ways: 

  1. Contact your preferred participating broadband provider directly to learn about their application process.  
  2. Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org to apply online and to find participating providers near you.
  3. Call 833-511-0311 for a mail-in application, and return it along with proof of eligibility to:
    Emergency Broadband Support Center, P.O. Box 7081, London, KY 40742. 

On April 13, the FCC hosted a webinar that provided an overview of the benefit, eligibility criteria, how to apply, and the FCC’s partner toolkit materials. If you missed the event live, a recording can be viewed online

Links to News Release:
Word:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-372014A1.docx
PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-372014A1.pdf
Text:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DOC-372014A1.txt

Links to Public Notice:
Word:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-493A1.docx
PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-493A1.pdf 
Text:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-21-493A1.txt

For more information about the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, please visit: https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit.  Individuals who use videophones and are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at (844) 432-2275 (videophone).  

Updated: 
Thursday, April 29, 2021