The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBBP) is a temporary emergency federal government benefit program operated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to assist customers in the purchase of Internet access.
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The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program
What is the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program?
This is a national FCC program to help households pay for internet service during the pandemic.
The program will provide a discount of $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households.
The Emergency Broadband Beneﬁt is limited to one monthly service discount per household.
What Are The Benefits?
The EBBP will provide a discount up to $50 per month for broadband services for eligible consumers.
What Else Should I Know?
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is non-transferable and is limited to one discount per household. Upon the programs conclusion, subscribers will be subject to NCC’s regular rates, terms and conditions.
Who is eligible for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program?
If you currently qualify for the Lifeline Program, you qualify for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program.
If not, household eligibility requirements are:
- Receives benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision, or did so in the 2019-2020, 2020-2021, and 2021-2022 school year;
- Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year;
- Experienced a substantial loss of income since February 29, 2020 and the household had a total income in 2020 below $99,000 for single filers and $198,000 for joint filers; or
- Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating providers’ existing low-income or COVID-19 program.
How do you sign up for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program?
Please contact us at 701-568-3331.
Broadband Packages Available For Residential Only