Emergency Broadband Benefit

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households.

If your household is eligible, you can receive up to a $50/month discount on your broadband service.

Your household may qualify if it has an income at or below 135% of the federal poverty guidelines OR any member of the household:


If you are a low-income consumer and need help paying for voice, broadband or wireless service, you may be eligible to participate in the Lifeline program.

Lifeline is a non-transferable, federal benefit that makes monthly voice or broadband service more affordable. Eligible households may apply the monthly Lifeline discount to either landline voice or landline broadband service.

You may be eligible to receive Lifeline if you, or a dependent, receive any of the following:

Unresolved complaints concerning1 Lifeline service can be directed to the Georgia Public Service Commission’s Consumer Affairs Unit at (404) 656-4501 or, Toll-free in Georgia, at (800) 282-5813.

Currently, the lowest cost service offerings of Planters Broadband Cooperative are as follows:

Residential Voice Service $21.89/month

Residential Voice & Data Service Package $69.95/month

Residential Standalone Data Service $59.95/month