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Emergency Broadband Benefits Now Available to Eligible Households

Announcement from the FCC –  The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more. The Emergency Broadband Benefit will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households […]

St. Croix Tribal Emergency Dispatchers Honored in 2021

In 1991, the United States Congress proclaimed the second week in April to be National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. This weeklong event was the first formalized celebration on a national scale of the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. Each year, the event is promoted nationwide to bring about the recognition of public safety telecommunicators, colloquially known as “dispatchers.” Dispatchers are the first line of communication when emergencies happen, their ability to remain calm during emergencies and […]