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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
Information available in Chuuk, Marshallese and Olelo Hawai'i 
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