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From working & attending school from home, connecting with family, & accessing critical services, we now need to spend a lot of time online. I fought to secure billions so every family can afford internet access -- see if you qualify & how to apply here: https://t.co/GQQYO2JEpc— Grace Meng (@Grace4NY) May 12, 2021
The average American monthly Internet bill is about $65, estimates CR.— Consumer Reports Advocacy (@CRAdvocacy) May 12, 2021
The #EmergencyBroadbandBenefit has launched today to help families struggling to pay for home internet. Learn who is eligible, and see our quotes in @washingtonpost #DigitalDivide https://t.co/6T6dRG8ezP
The government wants to pay your Internet bill. Seriously!— Geoffrey A. Fowler (@geoffreyfowler) May 12, 2021
$50 each month. Tens of millions are eligible—anyone who lost work last year, and more.
So many people are applying for the EBB, the website is crashing.
Here’s my @washingtonpost guide: https://t.co/lHS27oOdoa pic.twitter.com/VS6hPOj51N
Today's the day: The FCC launched its new Emergency Broadband Benefit, which provides up to $50/month for home or mobile broadband & up to $100 for a device for people with low incomes.— Stanford CIS (@StanfordCIS) May 12, 2021
An overview: https://t.co/UfwYoqPtrA
Spread widely please so people in need hear about it.
Americans can begin applying for $50 off their internet bill on Wednesday.— Arctic Friend (@FriendEden100) May 12, 2021
Biden increased spending on broadband after the pandemic demonstrated that millions of Americans could not afford internet at a time when jobs/school/health care was moving online. https://t.co/iDmOHYT2tM
I pay $151/mo for @Xfinity internet. There is no other ISP available and I'm about 30 min from downtown ATL. My upload speed is so tethered that I've never had a stream without a problem.— Benn Jordan (@bennjordan) May 12, 2021
And the solution is SUBSIDIZING THE $151 BILL WITH TAX DOLLARS? 😡https://t.co/NpQIRP7jdY
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