CHICAGO (May 12, 2021) – UScellular commits to strengthening the neighborhoods and communities it serves by participating in the FCC’s temporary Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB). The EBB is a program created by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.
To help bridge the digital divide exacerbated by the pandemic, UScellular will support customers who meet the requirements set by the FCC. Those eligible will receive monthly discounts of up to $50 per month – or up to $75 per month if on tribal lands. Qualified candidates who meet one of the following criteria can sign up:
For more information and to confirm eligibility, visit https://www.uscellular.com/plans/emergency-broadband-benefit-program.
UScellular is the fourth-largest full-service wireless carrier in the United States, providing national network coverage and industry-leading innovations designed to elevate the customer experience. The Chicago-based carrier is building a stronger network with the latest 5G technology and offers a wide range of communication services that enhance consumers' lives, increase the competitiveness of local businesses and improve the efficiency of government operations. It is ranked #1 in the North Central Region in the J.D. Power 2020 Wireless Network Quality Performance Study – Volume 2. To learn more about UScellular, visit one of its retail stores or www.uscellular.com. To get the latest news, promos and videos, connect with UScellular on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.