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Affordable Connectivity Program

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

See if You Qualify For the Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program was created by Congress and implemented by the FCC to ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more. The benefit provides a discount of up to $30/month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75/mo for households on qualifying Tribal lands. The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount per household.

Who is Eligible For the Affordable Connectivity Program?

To receive the eligible service discounts, at least 1 member of their household must meet one of the following:

  • Participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, SSI, WIC or Lifeline
  • Participates in Tribal specific programs, such as Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribal TANF, or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
  • Receives benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision, in the 2019-2020,2020-2021 or 2021-2022 school year
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year
  • Has a total household income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines

Applications & Program Information

The Affordable Connectivity Program is no longer accepting new applications as of February 8, 2024. Anyone who is currently enrolled in the program prior to February 8, can still transfer benefits to Nsight Telservices service. If you are already approved, please complete the consent to transfer NLAD Opt-in Form. To learn more about the ACP wind-down, click here.

Important Information

The Affordable Connectivity Program is a federal government benefit program lowering the price of eligible service up to $30/mo or up to $75/mo on qualifying Tribal lands. The benefit is not transferable to other consumers. Only one benefit is allowed per household and the benefit may only be applied to one service, regardless of provider. If the program ends or you are no longer eligible for the program, regular Nsight service rates, terms and conditions will apply.