I understand the following:
- This is a U.S. government program that reduces my internet bill.
- This is a temporary emergency program with an unknown ending date. Upon its conclusion, I will have the option to continue to receive services subject to Buckeye Broadband’s regular rates, terms, and conditions.
- This program is limited to one per household. A household is defined as anyone living at the same address who shares income and household expenses.
- The program credit I receive cannot be used by any other individual or household.
- I may choose to participate in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program from any participating provider.
- I may transfer the Emergency Broadband Benefit to another participating provider at any time during this program.
- I allow Buckeye Broadband to transmit my information to the National Lifeline Accountability Database to enroll into the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program.
- At the conclusion of the program, the last month’s discount may be reduced based on availability of funds, as determined by the FCC.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is an FCC program to help households struggling to pay for internet service during the pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, and virtual classrooms.
The Emergency Broadband Benefit program will end once the program funds are exhausted, or six months after the Department of Health and Human Services declares an end to the pandemic, whichever comes first.
Yes, new customer promotional offers are available as long as it was one of the FCC approved speed plans offered in December 2020. An example would be the $39.99 100 Mbps Internet offer.
Yes, the benefit is available to eligible new, prior and existing customers of participating providers. Existing customers may use any or all of the discounts towards upgrading to higher speed plans.
Yes, but you must be in an approved FCC speed plan.
The customer is responsible for any amount over $50.00 per month for broadband Internet service approved under the Emergency Broadband Benefit.