Affordable Connectivity Program

Reducing Broadband Communication Costs

Who is eligible for the

Affordable Connectivity Program?

A household is eligible for the Affordability Connectivity Program if it meets federal poverty guidelines or if a member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below:

  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year
  • Meets eligibility criteria for participation in an existing low-income Internet program
  • If your household participates in any of the following government programs
    • SNAP
    • Medicaid
    • Free Reduced Lunch programs (through public schools)
    • Federal Public Housing Assistance programs (HCV Program Section 8 vouchers)
    • WIC program
    • Affordable Housing Programs for American Indians, Alaska Natives or Native Hawaiians
    • Participates in assistance programs for qualifying tribal lands

The Affordability Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) benefit program that helps households afford broadband communications and access. This includes justice-impacted families. The program is designed to ensure that every person has access to equipment and services for internet access.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on tribal lands.

In addition, eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating service providers. They provide more than $10 and less than $100 towards the purchase price.

The Affordable Connectivity program is limited to one monthly service discount and one device per household.

Two steps to enroll

1.Go to or ( en Español) to submit or print a mail-in application.

2.Contact your preferred participating provider to select a plan and have a discount applied to you bill.

Note: Some providers may have an alternative application they will ask you to complete.

For questions about your eligibility or application status, call the ACP Support Center at (877) 384-2575 or email: ACPSupport@usac.org

For more information regarding this government program, .