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Affordable Connectivity Program

Federal Communications Commission, Universal Service Administrative Company
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis


Use the search tool to find contact information for local broadband providers that offer the ACP.


The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a benefit that helps low-income households pay for broadband service and internet connected devices. The Affordable Connectivity Program replaces the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program.


Households can qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program:

  • If household income is 200% or less than the federal poverty guidelines
  • If someone in the household participates in certain government assistance programs such as SNAP, Medicaid, WIC, or other programs
  • If someone in the household already receives a Lifeline benefit
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Eligible households may receive:

  • Discount of up to a $30 per month on internet service
  • Discount of up to $75 per month for households 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)
Application process

Follow the instructions on the How to Apply page. Households may apply online or with the assistance of their internet company.

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For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.