FCC Announces Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program


EMERGENCY BROADBAND BENEFIT (EBB) PROGRAM

For the benefit of our community, we are sharing that the FCC has launched the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program, which will provide free Internet to low-income families during the pandemic. Applications are open, an can be accessed at: https://www.getemergencybroadband.org/

Forty-eight broadband providers in PA have agreed to participate in this program, including Blue Ridge Communications and Comcast/Xfinity. The full list of PA providers can be found here: https://www.fcc.gov/emergency-broadband-benefit-providers#Pennsylvania

Please share with your friends and neighbors, as any family who meets the income requirements (not just those with school-age children) may apply to this program.