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$50 off Internet Bill Government Program

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Americans can now apply for $50 off discount on their monthly internet bill starting May 12, 2021 as part of an emergency government program to help people connected during the pandemic.

The $3.2 billion pandemic relief package signed by Biden administration includes government help to increase spending on broadband during the pandemic so that millions of Americans who did not have access to broadband and could not afford can get connected.

Eligibility of $50 off Internet Government Program

Your household is eligible if you receive food stamps, have a child in the free or reduced-price school lunch program, use Medicaid. You can also qualify if you made $99,000 or less for single filers, or $198,000 or less for joint filers.

About the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

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 get 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.

Who Is Eligible for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program?

A household is eligible if a member of the household meets one of the criteria below:

How to Apply for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

There are three ways for eligible households to apply:

  1. Contact your preferred participating broadband provider directly to learn about their application process.
  2. Go to to apply online and to find participating providers near you.
  3. Call 833-511-0311 for a mail-in application, and return it along with copies of documents showing proof of eligibility to:
    Emergency Broadband Support Center
    P.O. Box 7081
    London, KY 40742

    Which broadband provider are participating in emergency broadband benefit

    More than 800 cell phone and home internet companies are participating including:

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