Starting May 12, 2021, Plains Internet will able to offer eligible families a monthly service discount of up to $50 thanks to the Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Broadband Benefit program.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the need for reliable internet service, but affordability for some families is a problem. Because of this, the FCC created Emergency Broadband Benefits to help qualifying households afford their internet.
Eligible households can apply for $50 per month towards broadband service. The FCC is also offering a one-time credit of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers.
In order to qualify for Emergency Broadband Benefits families must meet one of the following:
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.
If you believe you qualify for benefits, you can enroll in monthly discounts starting May 12, 2021. To apply, go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org. If you qualify, please email email@example.com to make sure you receive your credit.