MEWS now participating in EBB
MEWS is now participating in the FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit in providing a discount up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households. Eligible customers must fit one of the following criteria:
- Qualify for the Lifeline Program, including those who are on Medicaid or receive SNAP benefits
- Receive benefits under the free and reduced– price school lunch program.
- Experienced a substantial documented loss of income since February 29, 2020.
- Meet the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income or COVID-19 program.
To apply visit the website https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit. Once the application is complete and approved contact MEWS by one of the following:
- By phone 270-247-4661.
The program will be available until the funds are depleted or six months after the COVID-19 health pandemic ends.