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New Affordable Connectivity Program helps offset the monthly cost of internet service

What is the Affordable Connectivity Program?

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a U.S. government program run by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program to help low-income households pay for internet service and connected devices like a laptop or tablet.

If your household is eligible, you could 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)

  • A low cost service plan that may be fully covered through the ACP*

* Through a separate non-FCC initiative, additional no cost plans may be available to Affordable Connectivity Program enrollees. To learn more please visit GetInternet.gov. Provision of a link to this initiative does not imply FCC endorsement of any particular participating provider.

Only one monthly service discount and one device discount is allowed per household. To receive the connected device discount, consumers need to enroll in the ACP with a participating provider that offers connected devices (Note: not all internet company offer device discounts.) The internet company will provide the discount to the consumer.


How to Apply?

You can apply online, by mail, or by contacting your current internet company.

  • ONLINE: Login or create a new account to complete the ACP application online.

  • MAIL:

    • Print an application: English Spanish (Application Instructions also available in 9 other languages)

    • USAC strongly recommends including a Household Worksheet with your application: English Spanish (Household Worksheet Instructions also available in 9 other languages)

    • Complete the application and Household Worksheet and send them, along with copies of your proof documentation, to: ACP Support Center PO Box 7081 London, KY 40742

  • INTERNET COMPANY: Ask your internet company if they participate in the ACP or use this online tool to find a participating company near you. Participating companies can help you apply through their company’s application process.

For more information, please visit affordableconnectivity.gov, fcc.gov/acp, or call 877-384-2575.


Eligible households must both apply for the program and contact a participating provider to select a service plan.


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