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The Federal Communications Commission 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 households.

Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers. 

Eligible households can enroll through a participating broadband provider or directly with the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) using an online or mail in application.

Learn more about the benefit, including eligibility and enrollment information, by visiting  www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit, or by calling 833-511-0311  (Spanish)

  • Fact Sheet (8 1/2" x 11" PDF | Spanish: PDF)
  • Flyer (8 1/2" x 11" PDF | Spanish)

The Fact Sheet is also available in: ArabicAmharicBurmeseChinese (Traditional), FrenchHaitian CreoleKoreanPortugueseRussianSomaliTagalog, and Vietnamese.


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