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Viaero Wireless Helps Families Stay Connected with FCC's EBB Program

Posted by Helen Akers on May 17, 2021 11:34:35 AM

For Immediate Release

Fort Morgan, Colorado, May 12, 2021: Viaero Wireless is pleased to announce that it is now participating in the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. Subscribers and households can begin qualifying today for the program.

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program is designed to assist with paying for internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible households will receive a monthly credit of up to $50 for broadband internet service.

To qualify for the program, a member of the household must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Has received a federal Pell Grant during the current award year.
  • Experienced a substantial income loss since February 29, 2020, within certain federal income requirements.
  • Currently qualifies for Lifeline.
  • Receives free and reduced lunch benefits or qualifies for the school breakfast program.

The FCC announced, “eligible households can enroll through an approved provider or by visiting https://getemergencybroadband.org.”

Mike Felicissimo, President and CFO for Viaero Wireless, said, “we’re committed to helping our communities and customers stay connected to essential internet services. We welcome this opportunity to serve our neighbors in their time of need.”

The monthly bill credit under the program will be in addition to any existing Lifeline benefits.

Viaero customers interested in qualifying for the program can visit https://info.viaero.com/emergency-broadband-benefit or call customer service at 1-877-484-2376.


About Viaero Wireless:

We know what it means to have good wireless service out in the middle of nowhere that rivals the services available in large cities because this is our home too. We have been connecting communities in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming for more than 25 years, bringing broadband, internet, and wireless services to help keep families, businesses, and classrooms connected. Based in Fort Morgan, Colorado, we hire locally across the markets we serve. We are honored to be a preferred provider of communication services.

Topics: cellphone service, high speed internet, Emergency Broadband Benefit