Interested in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program? Watch Out for Impostors!


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With the pandemic requiring many to work and attend class remotely, the need for internet access is more important than ever. Yet, millions of households don’t have access.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) created a program to try to resolve this, “to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.” Since the program launched in May of this year, more than 5 million households have enrolled in this broadband discount program.

Aware of this great need, scammers are also targeting low-income families offering to help them get these discounts – for a fee. However, the…

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