The government’s new Emergency Broadband program is a big hit. Maybe even a huge hit. The Federal Communications Commission says that more than one million people have already enrolled in the program since it was introduced back in mid-May.
Universal broadband for everyone who needs it! Free government cell phones for everyone who needs them! Mark Lowenstein for FCC Commissioner!
We are halfway through 2021 and it seems like a good time to take a look at what steps the FCC should be taking with the ObamaPhone program.
Is it the BidenPhone? Free unlimited talk, unlimited text AND unlimited data for a limited time
Because of the damage the Covid pandemic has wreaked on the lives of low-income Americans, the Lifeline free government cell phone plan has been expanded and now offers free unlimited talk, free unlimited text, AND free unlimited data.
School superintendents and community groups demand FCC action, want high-speed internet included in Lifeline program
Nearly 200 school district superintendents have written letters urging the government watchdog organization to add high-speed broadband service to the Lifeline Assistance free government cell phone program.