Need a Computer and/or Internet Services?

On May 12, the Federal government launched the Broadband Emergency Benefit program to help individuals and families who are grappling with the digital inclusion gap.

Eligible households can receive:

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

A household is eligible if any member:

  • Received a Pell Grant in the current award year;
  • Is approved to receive benefits under the free and reduced school lunch program or school breakfast program in the 2019-2020 or 2020-2012 school year;
  • Experienced a substantial loss of income, due to job loss or furlough since 2/29/20 and the household had a total income in 2020 below $99,000 (single filers) or $198,000 (joint filers); or
  • Meets the eligibility of a participating providers’ COVID-19 or low-income program.


For more information on the program and how to apply check out:  https://www.digitalstpete.com/

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