News/PR

Emergency Broadband Benefit Starts May 12

May 5, 2021

Author:  
PSC of Wisconsin

Source:  
WI Broadband Office

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will start enrolling households on May 12th. The program offers temporary discounts of up to $50 per month ($75 on Tribal Land) off of eligible household’s internet access bills. Some households may also get discounts on a laptop, desktop, or tablet computer. 
 
Information about the program can be found on FCC's website and the Commission's Emergency Internet Resource website
A list of Wisconsin participating providers is here.
Households should work with their provider or go to https://getemergencybroadband.org/