Emergency Broadband Benefit Payment

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit is available as of May 12, 2021, and will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more.

 

The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.

To learn more regarding eligibility click here

 

Laura Kirkbride | Program Specialist | Adult Financial-Long Term Care

Arapahoe County Department of Human Services|Community and Child Support Services

1690 W. Littleton Blvd. | Littleton, Colorado 80120

Office 303-734-4323 | Fax 303-636-1426

LKirkbride@arapahoegov.com

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