Federal Broadband Discount Still Available for Oklahoma Households

By Gail Ellis, Stillwater, Okla. – Thousands of Oklahomans are missing an opportunity to lower their monthly internet bills. The federal government’s Affordable Connectivity Program is available to help households pay for internet service, but few have signed up since the program’s debut in December 2021. The $14.2 billion Affordable Connectivity Program is a continuation of the Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Broadband Benefit, which launched in April 2020 to help millions afford internet access during the pandemic. “We were a top five participant in the precursor program, but now Oklahoma ranks about 20th in Affordable Connectivity Program registrations,” said Brian…

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