Consumers meeting certain eligibility criteria are able to receive monthly discounts for telecommunications service through the Lifeline Program or the Disabled Program. Lifeline service offers a monthly federal discount of $9.25 (for Voice or Broadband Internet) and state discount of $6.50 (Voice or a service bundle of Voice and Broadband) for a total monthly discount of up to $15.75.The Disabled Program offers a $6.50 (Voice) monthly discount.
To apply, complete the form and also submit proof of eligibility.
LIFELINE PROGRAM MINIMUM SERVICE STANDARDS
- The Lifeline Program requires a minimum service for fixed broadband:
- Speed of 18/2 MBPS
- Usage of 1000 GB per month
DISCLAIMER FOR WIRELESS CONSUMERS
Wireless Internet Consumers do not qualify for the Disabled Program discount; it applies only to voice services. Wireless Consumers that qualify for Lifeline services must meet the minimum service standards as provided by USAC if the service is available in their area; in order to qualify for Lifeline, you must be subscribed to the 18M/2M package or higher. If you are in area where you cannot get the higher speed packages, you may still qualify for Lifeline and should contact our office.