FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit Program March 22, 2021 Hughes has applied to participate in the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program to help HughesNet® customers stay connected. We know how important staying connected is – especially during this time. Hughes was an early champion of the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, and we’re glad to apply to this program to help connect new and existing customers who are facing financial hardships. What is the FCC Emergency Broadband Benefit program? The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program that will provide a discount towards broadband service for eligible households. How do I know if I’m eligible for the benefit? See the FCC website for details at https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit. When can I get the benefit with HughesNet service? While the program has been authorized by the FCC, a start date has not been set. How can I get more information? Hughes will update this webpage with information as it becomes available.