Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

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The $3.2 billion Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) will lower high-speed Internet costs for eligible households during the COVID-19 pandemic, helping struggling families to access and use the Internet for telework, telemedicine and for continued virtual learning.

Prepare for Program Launch

EBB Preparedness Guide

 

The  Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) will launch enrollment on May 12, 2021. Get ready to educate and enroll subscribers in the time limited program. This preparedness guide overviews readiness requirements, including:

  • Subscriber Application and Eligibility Verification Readiness
  • Service Provider NLAD Enrollment/De-enrollment Preparation
  • Service Provider USAC LCS Claim Submission Planning
  • Recommended Immediate Actions

Additional Resources

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) unanimously adopted an Order on February 25th establishing the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. The $3.2 Billion appropriated by Congress in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 will lower high-speed Internet costs for eligible households during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Public Notice announcing the Milestones for the EBB program can be found here.

Additional Memos from Vantage Point’s Consulting team can be accessed here.

Everyone needs a hand sometimes. For assistance with EBB, start here.