BULLETIN: Our weekly bulletin service is back. This week we’re talking about a program for Americans that has launched as part of the pandemic. The program is called the Broadband Emergency Program the program is intended to provide a monthly benefit of up to $50 for eligible households and families meant to help offset the cost of broadband. It was designed in part due to the most recent spending bill that was passed by the government.
HOW DO YOU SIGN UP?
According to some of our American readers who passed this on to us in hopes we’d share it widely you sign up by clicking here. You must have one of the following requirements listed (Medicaid/some other form of a program) and meet certain income requirements. The program lists common providers like Verizon and Optimum and so on based on your residential zip code.
Some common requirements listed (at least one of them must apply): A child in the free or reduced-price school lunch program, use Medicaid, or lost income during the pandemic and made $99,000 or below for single filers, or $198,000 for joint filers.