The $3.2 billion federal Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is now accepting applications. Those eligible can receive a discount on their monthly internet bills by visiting

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program will give eligible families a discount of $50, or $75 on Tribal lands, off the monthly cost of home internet service. The benefit may also provide an additional one-time subsidy for a computer, laptop or tablet.

Those interested in learning whether they qualify are encouraged to visit and then sign up for the program using the online application or through their broadband provider.