A massive coalition of justice and equity groups has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to expand the Lifeline program to meet the challenges of the COVOD-19 epidemic.
The group made three demands.
- To immediately prohibit the disconnection of Lifeline (subsidized) connections
- To require Lifeline providers to unlimited voice and texting services within one week.
- To create an emergency Lifeline Broadband program within 21 days.
You can read the letter below.Final-3-23-20-Lifeline-Emergency-Request-FCC-252-signers-updated