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RACINE COUNTY – Applications are now being accepted for a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) temporary program, Emergency Broadband Benefit, designed to help families and households afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides eligible households with a discount of up to $50 per month. In addition, eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase laptops, desktop computers, or tablets from participating providers.
Eligible households can enroll through a participating broadband provider, directly on the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) website, or using a mail-in application.
To learn more about the program, call 833-511-0311 or visit: https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit