The Affordable Connectivity Program (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 onetime discount of up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a copayment 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 receives a Lifeline benefit 
  • You may also qualify for the ACP through a participating internet provider’s existing lowincome 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)
  • Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit
  • Free and ReducedPrice School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program, including at U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Community Eligibility Provision schools 
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant in the current award year

The Affordable Connectivity Program is administered by USAC with oversight from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).