Emergency Broadband Benefit

Helping households connect during the pandemic.

What is It?

A temporary FCC program to help households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic.

The benefit provides
Up to $50/month discount for broadband service;
Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands; and
A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet purchased through a participating provider.

Who is eligible?

A household is eligible if one member of the household:

Has an income that is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or participates in certain government assistant programs;
Receives benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch or breakfast programs;
Received a Federal Pell Grand during the current award year;
Experienced a substantial loss of income due to job loss or furlough since February 29, 2020; or
Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider's existing low-income or COVID-19 program.

Do you have more questions about the Emergency Broadband Benefit?

Three Ways to Apply

Contact your local Nuvera Office and fill out the Customer Notice and Consent Form.


Use the online application at GetEmergencyBroadband.org

By Mail

Print an application in English or Spanish. Complete the application and send with proof of eligibility to:

Emergency Broadband Support Center
P.O. Box 7081 London,  KY 40742