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Roseville City School District

Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB)

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help households struggling to afford internet service during the pandemic.

The benefit provides:

  • Up to $50/month discount for broadband service;
  • Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands; and
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer or tablet purchased through a participating provider.

Emergency Broadband Benefit enrollment opened on May 12, 2021.

Are you Eligible?

A household is eligible if one member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below: 

  • Has an income that is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, or the FCC’s Lifeline program;
  • Approved to receive benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision, in the 2019-2020 or 2020-2021 school year;
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year;
  • Experienced a substantial loss of income through job loss or furlough since February 29, 2020, and the household had a total income in 2020 at or below $99,000 for single filers and $198,000 for joint filers; or
  • Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income or COVID-19 program.

See if You Qualify and Apply:

Call: 833-511-0311 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. any day of the week.
Visit: GetEmergencyBroadband.org

How to Apply:

There are three ways to apply for the Emergency Broadband Benefit:

  1. Eligible households can enroll through a participating broadband provider.
  2. Go to GetEmergencyBroadband.org and apply online and find participating providers near you.
  3. Complete a mail-in application and send it along with proof of eligibility to:

Emergency Broadband Support Center
P.O. Box 7081
London, KY 40742


Low-Cost Internet Access

Access to high-speed Internet at home for as low at $9.95/month opens up a world of knowledge and opportunities for you and your children.

Are you or someone in your household in the U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)?

Are you a California resident and at least one member of your household receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits you also may qualify based on the same requirements that apply to SNAP participants.