Emergency Broadband Benefit for Low-Income Customers | Cox


Eligible households with active internet service with Cox will receive up to $50 off their monthly bill based on their current internet service and equipment rental, or up to $75 if you live in a tribal area.

A household may qualify if they’ve had a loss of income due to furlough or unemployment or are enrolled in other eligible government assistance programs, including:

  • Pell Grant recipient for current academic year
  • Unemployment filing during COVID pandemic (after Feb 29th 2020 and total household income below $99,000 for single filers and $198,000 for joint filers)
  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Veterans Pension & Survivors Benefits
  • Proof income is 135% or less than federal poverty guidelines (three consecutive paystubs or a tax return). Note: 135% of federal poverty guidelines is approximately $35,000 for a family of four. You can look up the income maximum for your household at: https://www.lifelinesupport.org/do-i-qualify/federal-poverty-guidelines/
  • Free or Reduced lunch through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
  • Federal Public Housing (including Section 8, Multi-family units, and Public Housing Authorities)
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Head Start