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Emergency Broadband Benefit Webinar for Consumers and Outreach Partners (April 27)

April 21, 2021
Source: Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

On Tuesday, April 27 starting at 3:00 p.m., Eastern time, the FCC will host a public webinar to provide information on the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB). The EBB is a temporary program that provides a discount of up to $50 per month ($75 on Tribal lands) off a qualifying households’ internet bill. For eligible households there is the potential for a discount of up to $100 towards the purchase of a tablet, laptop or desktop computer from a participating provider so long as the eligible purchaser contributes more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

Day/Date - Tuesday, April 27
Time - 3 p.m., Eastern time
Watch Live - fcc.gov/live

The webinar will provide consumers and outreach partners with an overview of the EBB program, eligibility information, and enrollment procedures. During the event, the FCC will provide an overview of the outreach tool kit materials that have been developed for partners and the public to use to create awareness about the temporary program.

Registration is not required for the webinar.

During, or in advance of this event, questions can be emailed to broadbandbenefit@fcc.gov.

Open captioning will be provided for this event. Other reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities are available upon request. Requests for such accommodations should be submitted via e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or by calling the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418-0530 (voice). Such requests should include a detailed description of the accommodation needed. In addition, please include a way for the FCC to contact the requester if more information is needed to fill the request. Last minute requests will be accepted but may not be possible to accommodate.

For additional information about the webinar, please contact Deandrea Wilson at deandrea.wilson@fcc.gov.

Link: Go to website for News Source
https://www.fcc.gov/news-events/events/2021/04/emergency-broadband-benefit-webinar-consumers-and-outreach-partners


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