What is the FCC Affordable Connectivity Program?

2022-03-28T16:43:49-05:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Community, Internet, News|Tags: , , , |

Today’s internet is not just a source of near-endless entertainment options, email messages, and social media connections. From providing opportunities to work from home, to receiving telehealth online from healthcare professionals, to remote learning during public health crises or emergencies, being connected to high-speed, reliable broadband internet isn’t a luxury, or even a mere

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is Changing to the Affordable Connectivity Program

2021-12-21T12:27:10-05:00December 21st, 2021|Categories: Community, Internet, News|Tags: , , , |

Congress recently created the Affordable Connectivity Program, a new long-term program that provides federally funded discounts on internet access service to qualified households. The Affordable Connectivity Program replaces the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program beginning December 31, 2021.What’s Changing?The monthly benefit amount for eligible households not located on qualifying Tribal lands will decrease from up