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 connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more.

Households can enroll beginning on May 12, 2021, through a participating provider or online.

Learn about the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) here: https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit

Or, call the Emergency Broadband Support Center Hotline: (833) 511-0311*

Or, email: EBBHelp@USAC.org.

*The hotline is open from 9am-9pm ET, 7 days a week.

Resources: 

List of participating providers in New York State 

Emergency Broadband Benefit Webinar for Consumers and Outreach Partners

Emergency Broadband Benefit Outreach Toolkit

Consumer FAQ for Emergency Broadband Benefit

Emergency Broadband Benefit: A Quick Look

Emergency Broadband Benefit Resource Guide