Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and Lifeline

What is ACP?

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that helps families and households afford internet service.

ACP winding down

Enrollments Ended Feb. 7, 2024
The ACP program stopped accepting new applications and enrollments on Feb. 7, 2024.  Please visit the FCC’s ACP page for more information. 

What are the benefits?

  • Up to $30/month discount on internet service.
  • Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying tribal lands.
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer or tablet purchased through a participating provider.
  • For individuals and households living on tribal lands, learn more at

What about Lifeline?

Lifeline is a federal program that provides a $9.25 monthly benefit for income-eligible subscribers on monthly telephone service, broadband service or voice-broadband bundled services. Households on federally recognized Tribal lands can receive up to $25 per month in addition to the standard benefit of $9.25.

Who is eligible?

Households are eligible for Lifeline if at least one of the following is true:

  • The household income is 135% or less of the federal poverty guidelines.
  • If someone in the household participates in SNAP, SSI, Medicaid, FPHA, or the Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit.
  • The household is on Tribal lands, meets income requirements, and someone in the household participates in any of the federal assistance programs listed above or other tribal assistance programs.

How do I enroll in Lifeline?

Visit to verify your qualification and apply for the benefit.

Need additional assistance?

Contact your Internet provider

Contact your Internet company if you have questions about your device, service, or bill. You can find your company’s customer service number on your bill or online on the company’s website.

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