Discounted Broadband Available for Eligible Households
The FCC Affordable Connectivity Program provides eligible households a monthly discount of up to $30 per month for internet service. The program is available to any household with income at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines, or if the household receives assistance from other programs such as SNAP, Medicaid, SSI, or various others. A complete list of requirements and info on how to apply can be found on the program website.
Who Is Eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program?
A household is eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program if the household income is at or below 200% of the 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 the eligibility criteria for a participating provider's existing low-income internet program;
Participates in one of these assistance programs:
Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program, including at U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Community Eligibility Provision schools.
Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program (Section 8 Vouchers)