Webinar

HUD sponsored

2021 ConnectHomeUSA - ISP Stakeholders’ Participation in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

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Date:

June 15, 2021 | 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Location:

Online

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program launched on May 12, 2021 to provide a temporary monthly subsidy of up to $50 for broadband service to low-income Americans during the pandemic.

This webinar discussed how ConnectHomeUSA Internet Service Provider (ISP) stakeholders are participating in the EBB Program and how attendees can help residents register. Participants had the unique opportunity to hear directly from the ISPs.

This webinar is part of a webinar series that aims to help ConnectHomeUSA participating communities achieve their goals in connecting households to broadband and assisting communities in their digital inclusion and digital literacy efforts. View all webinars in the ConnectHomeUSA Webinar Series.

Training Objectives

Participants were able to:

  • Gain an understanding of concepts to help meet ConnectHomeUSA program goals
  • Learn ConnectHomeUSA community best practices

Who Should Attend?

This webinar was intended for Public Housing Authority (PHA) staff and community members responsible for ConnectHomeUSA program implementation. Community members from non-ConnectHomeUSA communities interested in bridging the digital divide for PHA or other HUD-assisted housing programs were welcome to attend.

Related Materials and Resources

Hosted By:

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

For more information, please contact:

Christina Payamps-Smith | CHUSAtraining@enterprisecommunity.org

Tags: ConnectHome COVID-19

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