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What is it?
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to help households struggling to afford internet service and connected devices.
The benefit provides:
- Up to $30/month discount for 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
Who is eligible?
Based on Household Income:
You can get ACP benefits if your household income is 200% or less than the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
If you, or someone in your household:
- Is a current student approved to receive school lunch benefits under two federal acts (current or prior school year).
- Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year.
- Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating broadband provider’s existing low-income program.
- Participates in certain assistance programs such as SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline.
- Attends a school or school district that participates in the Community Eligibility Program (CEP).
- Participates in Tribal specific programs, such as Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribal TANF, or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations.
For more information see the ACP's official Do I Qualify page.
How do you apply?
Two-Steps to Enroll
- Submit an online application, or print out a mail-in application.
- Contact TEC to select an eligible plan and have the discount applied to your bill.