• The FCC just approved a $50 a month subsidy for low-income households to get high-speed internet, plus a $100 discount on a computer. Here's who's eligible

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement A $3.2 billion federal initiative to subsidize high-speed internet for low-income households during the pandemic has just been approved, and applications could open within two months.
    The program will offer eligible households discounts of up to $50 a month for broadband service, and up to $75 a month if the household is on Tribal lands, the Federal Communications Commission said.
    The program will also provide a one-time discount of up to $100 on a computer or tablet for eligible households.
    The program is the biggest one yet to help households nationwide afford...
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  • Millions of low-income Americans to get up to $50 subsidies for their monthly Internet bills under newly finalized U.S. program

    Millions of low-income Americans to get up to $50 subsidies for their monthly Internet bills under newly finalized U.S. program

    1 month ago - By Washington Post

    Millions of workers, students and families facing poverty and other hardship during the coronavirus pandemic soon will be able to obtain up to $50 each month in credits.
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  • F.C.C. Approves a $50 Monthly High-Speed Internet Subsidy

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    The money, aimed at low-income households, is part of an effort to bridge the access gap to broadband connectivity amid the pandemic.
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