Affordable Connectivity Program Helps Households Connect
The Affordable Connectivity Program (AFC) is an FCC program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service. The Affordable Connectivity Program provides:
Up to $30/month discount for broadband service
Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands
A one-time discount of up to $100 for a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet purchased through a participating provider if the household contributes more than $10 but less than $50 toward the purchase price.
Families approved to receive free or reduced price meals under the NSLP or SBP are eligible for the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). The ACP is a federal program to help eligible households pay for internet service. The ACP provides a monthly discount of not more than $30 per month on broadband service and associated equipment (for example, a modem) for eligible households and not more than $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. If your household chooses aa plan from a participating provider that costs $30/month or less, your household will receive that service for free. Some participating program providers also offer discounted connected devices (a laptop, a desktop computer, or tablet) through the ACP. Households participating in the ACP are eligible for a one-time benefit of up to $100 off one connected device as long as the household contributes more than $10 and less than $50 towards the cost of the device. Each participating household is limited to a single device discount.
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