Brian Weiss

USTelecom Statement on Launch of Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

WASHINGTON, DC – USTelecom | The Broadband Association, a leading association of connectivity providers and innovators, today issued the following statement after the FCC announced the Emergency Broadband Benefit program (EBB) will open for customer enrollment on May 12, 2021.

USTelecom President and CEO Jonathan Spalter said:

“The broad range of providers across the country that eagerly stepped up to participate in the EBB program is another sign of broadband providers’ commitment to delivering affordable connectivity solutions. Hats off to the FCC for standing the program up quickly and thoughtfully. In the meantime, we’ll be spreading the word and urging consumers to visit the website to check their eligibility.”


USTelecom is the national trade association representing technology providers, innovators, suppliers, and manufacturers committed to connecting the world through the power of broadband.