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TEC Lifeline Program

Published: Mar 08, 2019
Updated: Apr 15, 2019

Affordable phone and internet for households with low income.

In today's world we rely on phone and internet to stay connected. Communication is essential for connections to family, work, education and essential services.

What is Lifeline?

Lifeline is a federal benefit that helps lower the cost of phone and internet service.

You can save at least $9.25 on your bill. If you live on federal tribal lands you may qualify for an additional $25 discount.

Lifeline discounts are limited to:

  • One (1) Lifeline discount per household, not per person.
  • You can get a discount from only one (1) provider.
  • You can get a discount for phone, OR internet, OR bundled service.

Do I qualify?

You qualify for Lifeline if:

  • You use a qualifying federal program, including:
    • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP
    • Medicaid
    • Supplemental Security Income - SSI
    • Federal Public Housing Assistance - FPHA
    • Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit
    • Federal tribal program, and live on federally-recognized tribal land, OR
  • If your household income is 135% or less than the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

How do I apply?

Visit one of the following pages for more information about Lifeline in your location:

StatePageContact
Alabama
Cherokeelegal » lifeline with tec cherokee en(256) 359-4321
legal » lifeline con tec cherokee es
Roanokelegal » lifeline with tec roanoke en(334) 863-2111
legal » lifeline con tec roanoke es
Mississippi
Bay Springslegal » lifeline with tec bay springs en(601) 764-2121
legal » lifeline con tec bay springs es
Jacksonlegal » lifeline with tec jackson en(601) 353-9118
legal » lifeline con tec jackson es
Tennessee
Bradfordlegal » lifeline with tec bradford en(731) 742-2211
legal » lifeline con tec bradford es
Erin & Henrylegal » lifeline with tec erin henry en(931) 289-4221
legal » lifeline con tec erin henry es
Friendshiplegal » lifeline with tec friendship en(731) 677-8181
legal » lifeline con tec friendship es

For more about the Lifeline program visit the USAC Lifeline Support Program website.