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Important News! Congress recently created the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) which will replace the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB). Households enrolled in EBB as of 12/30/21 will continue to receive their current monthly benefit for 60 days. More details will be provided as they become available. Hughes will continue to partner with the FCC to help make Internet affordable for all Americans through the ACP.

HughesNet is proud to participate in the FCC's Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, a temporary program that
helps ensure eligible households have the high-speed Internet they need during the pandemic.

Eligible households get up to a $50 MONTHLY CREDIT (or up to $75 for Tribal Lands)†
with NO annual contract and NO credit check!

3 Easy Steps

See if your household qualifies

There are a number of ways to qualify for assistance from EBB. Check eligibility

Submit your application to the

Contact Hughes Once approved for the program, call with your verification handy to order.

Contact Hughes

Once approved for the program, call with your verification handy to order.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is an FCC program that will provide a temporary discount toward broadband service for eligible households during the Covid-19 pandemic. Visit https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit for more information about the program, eligibility criteria and how to apply.

Current HughesNet customers can apply for the discount at https://getemergencybroadband.org/ today. Upon approval, contact HughesNet Customer Care at 1-866-347-3292 and our agent will verify eligibility, provide plan details and sign you up for the EBB discount.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a monthly discount for broadband service up to $50 per eligible household, or up to $75 per eligible household on Tribal lands. The discount will be applied to your broadband service, but the ultimate cost to you will depend on the eligible service plan you select. Call to learn about plans and pricing in your area.

Eligible plans include HughesNet Gen5 10 GB, 20 GB, 30 GB and 50 GB service plans in the contiguous United States and Puerto Rico.

The EBB program will end on 12/30/31 and will be replaced by the new Affordable Connectivity Program. Households enrolled in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program as of 12/31/21 will continue to receive their current monthly benefit until 3/1/22. Visit https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit for more details about this program transition.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) is an FCC program that will provide a temporary discount toward broadband service for eligible households during the Covid-19 pandemic. Visit https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit for more information about the program, eligibility criteria and how to apply.

I am a current HughesNet customer. How do I get the benefit with my HughesNet service?
Current HughesNet customers can apply for the discount at https://getemergencybroadband.org/ today. Upon approval, contact HughesNet Customer Care at 1-866-347-3292 and our agent will verify eligibility, provide plan details and sign you up for the EBB discount.

How much does broadband service cost?
The Emergency Broadband Benefit provides a monthly discount for broadband service up to $50 per eligible household, or up to $75 per eligible household on Tribal lands. The discount will be applied to your broadband service, but the ultimate cost to you will depend on the eligible service plan you select. Call to learn about plans and pricing in your area.

What service plans are eligible for the Emergency Broadband Benefit?
Eligible plans include HughesNet Gen5 10 GB, 20 GB, 30 GB and 50 GB service plans in the contiguous United States and Puerto Rico.

How long will the Emergency Broadband Benefit program last?
The EBB program will end on 12/30/31 and will be replaced by the new Affordable Connectivity Program. Households enrolled in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program as of 12/31/21 will continue to receive their current monthly benefit until 3/1/22. Visit https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit for more details about this program transition.

What happens when the Emergency Broadband Benefit program ends?
You will be notified about the last date or billing cycle that the full benefit will apply to your bill (and the date or billing cycle that a partial benefit will apply to your bill.) The notification will also include information about the cost of your broadband service after the program ends, should you choose to continue with the service. Important note: Your broadband service will end when the program ends, unless you request or opt-in to continue broadband service once the EBB program ends.

Check out the FCC’s Broadband Consumer FAQs for more information about the benefit.

*Free standard installation applies to new Lease subscribers only. Not valid with Purchase option. Limited-time offer.

†Emergency Broadband Benefit Program will provide up to $50/mo. towards broadband service for qualified households. Limited time offer. Temporary benefit expires upon FCC’s termination of the Program; upon its conclusion, customers will be subject to regular HughesNet rates, terms, and conditions. Limit one Benefit per household, benefit is non-transferable. Eligibility requirements apply. Visit http://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit for details.

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