Created: May 04, 2021 09:47 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Relief for those in need of internet access opens one week from Wednesday at the federal level.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a discount of up to $50 per month for eligible households and some qualify for a one-time discount of up to $100 to buy a computer.
This is a Federal Communications Commission program.
Families can enroll starting on Wednesday, May 12.
A household is eligible if one of its members meets one of the following metrics:
Once enrollment opens on May 12, families can either enroll through an approved provider or through the program's website.
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