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Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) 

Temporary Federal Subsidy for Internet Service

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a temporary $50 subsidy on monthly broadband (internet service) bills for qualifying low-income households. Eligible participants can receive:

  • Up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service and associated equipment rentals
  • Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)

Provider, Products, and Services Disclaimer:

The information about providers and services contained below does not constitute endorsement or recommendation by RBUSD. It is your responsibility to verify and investigate providers and services. RBUSD assumes no liability of any kind for the content of the providers below. All information provided below is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute a legal contract or other covenant or agreement of any kind between RBUSD and the providers below.

Low-Cost Internet Service Programs for Individuals and Families

Program: Access from AT&T
  • Up to $10 per month (plus taxes)
  • 25 Mbps
  • No term commitment
  • No deposit
  • No installation fee
  • In-home Wi-Fi modem included
Find out if Access from AT&T is in your area: Click here.
To Qualify:
  • Eligibility based on income and to households participating in National School Lunch Program/Head Start, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP or food stamps) or that receive Supplemental Security Income (CA residents only).
  • Applicant must be without outstanding debt for AT&T fixed Internet service within the last six months or outstanding debt incurred under this program.
Program: Frontier Fundamental Internet Service

  • $19.99 per month (plus taxes), includes $14.99 for service and $5 router charge
  • Speeds range depending on type of service
  • No term commitment
  • No installation fee
Find out if Frontier Fundamental Internet is in your area: Click here.
To Qualify:
  • At least one person in the applying household must participate in one fo these government assistance programs: CalFresh, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Medi-Cal, or Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA).
  • Must be a new Internet service customers.
  • Applicants may be eligible for a free Chromebook.

Program: Spectrum Internet Assist


  • Stay connected with high-speed Internet service to access email, take online classes, watch videos and more.
  • $17.99 per month.
  • For more information, call (844) 525-1574.
  • No data caps, FREE modem and FREE Internet Security Suite protection.

Find out if Spectrum is in your area: Click here.






To Qualify:
  • In order to qualify for this offer, at least one person in the applying household must participate in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) of the NSLP, or receive Supplemental Security Income (for applicants age 65+ only).
  • Spectrum Internet Assist is available exclusively to qualified households. Offer not valid for current Internet subscribers. Equipment, taxes and fees may be extra and subject to change during and after the term; installation and additional services are extra. Speed based on wired connection. Available Internet speeds may vary by address.

Eligibility for and availability of internet service are confirmed during the application process. You may read all the eligibility requirements and internet service details on the ISPs' websites.