By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 5-11-21

The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday (May 12) will launch its $3.2-billion Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) program, saying it expected the money to last a number of months, and signaling that the quicker the money runs out, the more successful it will have been.

Congress provided the funds and some of the mandatory framework, including that participating broadband providers – there are more than 825, according to the FCC – cannot exclude eligible households even if they have past or current delinquent payments.  » Read More