The Affordable Connectivity program is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program was formerly called the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, but transitioned as of January 1, 2022.
This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, virtual classrooms, and critical healthcare services.
Watch this informational video to learn more about the program,
from FCC Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel:
COMING SOON: The Affordable Connectivity Program: Breaking it Down
Who does the Affordable Connectivity Program help? Who has it already helped?
The SWTRC’s own telemedicine expert, Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, breaks down the dollars.
Read more on the SWTRC Blog: Money, money, money!
FCC Helps Low-income Households Pay for Broadband Service and Connected Internet Devices