Program offers discounts for broadband access

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Source: NPSB

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released initial guidance on both the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) and the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF).

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The Natchitoches Parish School Board encourages the qualifying families to utilize this program to create a more connected learning environment in their home where broadband is available.

Benefits available to qualifying households may include:

  • Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals
  • Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)

After the EBB program opens May 12, families can apply by visiting https://GetEmergencyBroadband.org.