Emergency Broadband Benefit Starts May 12

May 5, 2021

PSC of Wisconsin

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