Posted Date: 05/18/2021
As you may have been seeing on the news and social media, the FCC has set aside money as a part of a stimulus bill for an Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB). Nortex has partnered with the FCC to offer EBB in helping keep our local area connected to the internet by providing a temporary discount on monthly bills for qualifying households. Eligible households can receive up to:
A household qualifies for the EBB if it has an income at or below 135% of the federal poverty guideline or if ANY member of the household:
On our website, you can find more information about the EBB Program, eligibility qualifications, and a link to the National Verifier application to enroll in the discount program: www.nortex.com/ebb
The program will end when the fund runs out of money, or six months after the Department of Health and Human Services declares an end to the COVID-19 health emergency, whichever is sooner.