The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program begins May 12. New Yorkers can begin enrolling here: https://getemergencybroadband.org/. It is a FCC program to provide a $50 monthly discount for broadband service and $100 discount on a device. More information is available from the FCC, National Digital Inclusion Alliance, or Next Century Cities. A list of participating providers in NY is available here.
ESD’s Broadband Program Office has joined with SED and Next Century Cities to host a webinar for all interested persons on May 14 at 1:00PM.
Registration is available here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rmB9iegkTJKDNOXldyNGTQ.
Nearly all New NY Broadband Program grantees (and many other providers) are participating. A full list of registered providers is available here: https://www.fcc.gov/emergency-broadband-benefit-providers#New%20York. More are being added every week.