Federal Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Emergency Broadband Benefit

Eccelerate Internet ® Fiber Internet for as low as
$ 0
00 Month
  • For qualified Federal Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) participants. Max speeds are wired. Wi-Fi actual & average speeds vary. Available to new and current Eccelerate customers.

Emergency Broadband Benefit

Eccelerate Internet ® Fiber Internet for as low as
$ 0
00 Month
  • For qualified Federal Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) participants. Max speeds are wired. Wi-Fi actual & average speeds vary. Available to new and current Eccelerate customers.

Here’s how to get started

First, apply online

Complete the FCC National Verifier to see if you’re eligible for the EBB Program. Make sure to save your Application ID for later in the process.

Then, send us your info

Once you’re approved, contact us with your info to place your order and schedule installation OR adjust your current billing cycle.

Here’s how to get started

First, apply online

Complete the FCC National Verifier to see if you’re eligible for the EBB Program. Make sure to save your Application ID for later in the process.

Then, send us your info

Once you’re approved, contact us with your info to place your order and schedule installation OR adjust your current billing cycle.

How you’ll save—we’ve done the math for you

PRICES SHOWN ARE WITH YOUR EBB CREDITS

50/10

MBPS INTERNET
$49.99
$ 0
00 Per Month
  • 50 MBPS IS GOOD FOR
  • Up to 5 devices
  • Streaming services
  • Video chatting
  • Downloading music and photos

100/10

MBPS INTERNET
$99.99
$ 49
99 Per Month
  • 100 MBPS IS GOOD FOR
  • Up to 7 devices
  • Streaming services
  • Video chatting
  • Downloading music and photos

How you’ll save—we’ve done the math for you

PRICES SHOWN ARE WITH YOUR EBB CREDITS

What is the Emergency Broadband Benefit?

The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is a temporary subsidy program from the Federal Government designed to help low-income households connect to the Internet and stay connected during the COVID-19 crisis. Qualified households can receive a temporary monthly credit of up to $50/month (up to $75/month for customers in Tribal lands) toward their Internet service and leased Internet equipment until the program’s funding runs out.

Frequently asked questions

To qualify, a member of your household must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Medicaid
  • SNAP
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
  • Tribal Programs for Residents for Qualifying Tribal Lands
  • Receives benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision, or did so in the 2019-2020 school year
  • Experienced a substantial loss of income since February 29, 2020, and the household had a total income in 2020 below $99,000 for single filers and $198,000 for joint filers
  • Received a federal Pell Grant in the current award year

In order to confirm your eligibility for EBB, we will have to share certain qualifying information about you with the Federal Government.

You will receive a confirmation email from the National Verifier with approved status.
 
Upon submission of the form we have to confirm your EBB eligibility, which is required to offer you the discount. Upon completion of the confirmation, someone will contact you. It can take up to 5 days from the submission of the form to receiving a call from us.
 
 
It can take up to 1 billing cycle for the credit to appear on your bill.
 
 
 
The EBB program will last until the funding runs out. Eccelerate will notify its participating customers 30-45 days before the program ends.
 
 
EBB applies to monthly charges for broadband Internet service and modem rental. Qualified households will temporarily receive a federal subsidy of up to $50/month toward Eccelerate Internet service,  modem rental charges for the duration of the program. Qualified households within Tribal lands will receive up to $75/month. The level of the subsidy depends on the rate for the Internet service that you choose.
 
You must qualify for the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program in order to participate in the Frontier Essentials Internet Program.

•You must be certified by the FCC National Verifier prior to eligibility of the Frontier Essentials Internet offer.

•Frontier must receive the enrollment acknowledgment acceptance.

At the end of the temporary EBB program, the Eccelerate Internet offer will be billed at the regular price.