ACP – Affordable Connectivity Program

What is ACP?

ACP is a new federal program that helps low income families afford the cost of having internet service at home.

ACP Participants Receive

  • Up to a $30/month discount on your internet service
  • Up to a $75/month discount if your household is on qualifying Tribal lands
  • A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)

Who Qualifies

There are four ways your household can qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP).

  • Based on your household income
  • If you or your child or dependent participate in certain government assistance programs such as SNAP, Medicaid, WIC, or other programs.
  • If you or your child or dependent already receive a Lifeline Benefit
  • You man also qualify for the ACP through a participating internet provider’s existing low-income program

If you or someone in your household participates in one of these programs you are automatically eligible for ACP:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medicaid
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
  • Verterans Pension and Survivor Benefit
  • Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program, including as U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) Community Eligibility Provision schools
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant in the current award year