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Federal Emergency Broadband Benefits

On February 25th, the FCC unanimously adopted a Report and Order that established the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, a $3.2 billion federal initiative to help lower the cost of high-speed internet for eligible households during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program was created by Congress in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021.
 
What Is the Benefit?
• Up to $50/month discount for broadband services;
• Up to $75/month discount for broadband services for households on Hawaiian Homelands; and
• A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet purchased through a participating provider.
• The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per eligible household.
 
To see the full list of eligibility details, visit  broadband.hawaii.gov/
 
Information available in Chuuk, Marshallese and Olelo Hawai'i 
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