Emergency Broadband Benefit

ValuNet FIBER is proud to participate in the FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit 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 aligns with our purpose of keeping customers and communities connected to loved ones, work and school during this challenging time.

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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 (up to $75 in Tribal Lands in Oklahoma) towards broadband service for eligible households.

This program is available to both current and new ValuNet FIBER Internet customers.

* At the end of the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, all services are subject to ValuNet FIBER's regular rates, terms and conditions.

ELIGIBILITY

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)
  • Medicaid
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Tribal-specific programs: Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribally-Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TTANF), Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), Head Start
  • 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

Easy 2 step process to obtain your emergency broadband benefit

Apply to see if you qualify at GetEmergencyBroadband.org. Most approvals are within seconds/minutes.

Once approved and qualified, please fill out our Consent Form to begin receiving the benefit.

*EBB program discount is non-transferable and is limited to one discount per household

Approved Emergency Broadband Benefit Internet Plans

The following ValuNet FIBER plans have been approved for a Emergency Broadband Benefit up to $50/month:

Plan NameRegular Price
FIBER 1 Gig$129.95
FIBER 150$59.95
FIBER 300$79.95
50MB - STUDENT MONTHLY RATE$49.95

*Stinger Wifi and WiFIBER Wireless services are NOT eligible for the EBB Discount.

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