Emergency Broadband Benefit
Hargray is proud to participate in the FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program in an effort to help provide fast and reliable connectivity to customers who have been financially impacted during the pandemic. We are committed to narrowing the digital divide, and the FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program aligns with our purpose of empowering people and communities to connect and thrive during these challenging times.
About Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB)
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help households struggling to pay for Internet service during the pandemic. The program will provide a monthly discount of up to $50 per household towards broadband service for eligible households.
This program is available to both current and new Hargary Internet customers.
A household is eligible for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program if one member of the household currently participates in one of these federal assistance programs or experienced substantial loss of income since February 29, 2020:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance
- Income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
- Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit Programs
- Approved for free or reduced lunch program through USDA Community Eligibility Provision
- Experienced substantial loss of income since Feb 29, 2020 (<$99K for single; <$198K for joint)
- Received Pell Grant in current award year
* At the end of the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, all services are subject to Hargray’s regular rates, terms and conditions.
Find Out if You Qualify for the Emergency Broadband Program
Confirm with the FCC that you qualify for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. Most approvals are within seconds/minutes.
Sign Up with Hargray
Once you’ve confirmed that you’re qualified with the FCC, complete our form to sign up for high-speed Internet and save up to $50 a month.
Enjoy Fast Internet
Get ready for blazing fast home Internet service with Wi-Fi from Hargray. A credit will appear on your bill every month during the program.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help households struggling to pay for internet service during the pandemic. The program will provide a monthly discount of up to $50 per household towards broadband service for eligible households. This program is available to both current and new Hargray customers.
For more information on the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit visit fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit.
For more information and steps to enroll, visit www.hargray.com/EBB
Visit www.getemergencybroadband.org to apply.
You will need to opt into your service level, rate, and our general terms and conditions at the conclusion of the program to continue service.
Please follow any recommendations available at Universal Service Administrative Company, as this organization determines program eligibility.
Yes, you may receive both Lifeline and the Emergency Broadband Benefit. To learn more about Lifeline, visit https://www.hargray.com/federal-lifeline-program
No. You must request enrollment in the Emergency Broadband Benefit program and chose an eligible service plan. You can choose to receive the benefit from your current Lifeline service provider or another participating provider.