AFFORDABLE CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM

Financial support when you need it most!

We believe it’s more important than ever that families in need have access to affordable internet so they can stay connected to family, friends, work, and school.  

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The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare, and more.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price. (La Harpe Telephone does not participate in the connectivity device reimbursement.)

The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.

Who is Eligible?

  • Has an income that is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines; or

  • Participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline;

  • Participates in Tribal specific programs, such as Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribal TANF, or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations;

  • Is approved to receive benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision in the 2019-2020, 2020-2021, or 2021-2022 school year;

  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year; or

  • Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income program.

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If you are currently receiving Lifeline benefits you are already pre-approved. Just stop by the office and fill out the required paperwork and start receiving the ACP benefits along with your Lifeline benefits.

Two Steps to Enroll

  1. Go to ACPBenefit.org to submit an application or print out a mail-in application.

  2. Once approved and you have received your approval ID contact us at 620-496-2291 and provide us with your approval ID and we will have your discount applied to your bill within 1-2 billing cycles.

Get More Consumer Information

Check out the Affordable Connectivity Program Consumer FAQ for more information about the benefit.

Need Help With the ACP?

If you need to talk to someone about your eligibility or application status, call the ACP Support Center at (877) 384-2575.