Digital Equity

Digital Equity | Access to Broadband

Digital Equity ensures that everyone in our community has equal access to broadband technologies and the knowledge to use the internet properly. The Connect Montgomery Alliance is committed to ensuring that every resident of our county has access to the information they need to acquire reliable internet and digital training.

Below are resources available to you from Montgomery County:

Federal Broadband Benefit

EBB offers a temporary discount of up to $50 per month for low-income families and people who have lost a job, been furloughed, or applied for or received unemployment during the Covid pandemic. The $50 benefit can cover the entire monthly cost of home broadband. Learn more about EBB

Office of Broadband Programs

Through the Office of Broadband Programs, you can connect to the internet at an affordable price, find public WiFi networks, and introducing seniors to training programs using technology.

Rural Broadband Page

Montgomery County is working to ensure that rural homes and businesses have access to the broadband they need to participate in our society and digital economy. The county is focused on assessing where the underserved areas are and finding a way to bring broadband to those homes & businesses. Visit the Rural Broadband page.

Chromebooks & MiFis

Montgomery County Public Schools provides students and families with access to computers and wifi hotspots. This page provides free hotspots which provide wireless broadband access and Chromebooks. Visit the MCPS page.