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Getting Started with the Affordable Connectivity Program

Learn how to sign up for an Internet Service Provider (ISP) discounted or for free with the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP).

What Is the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)?

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)  

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a monthly discount on internet services and a one-time device discount for qualifying low-income households.

If a household is eligible, they can receive:

  • Up to a $30/month discount on internet service and associated equipment rentals (such as modems, routers, hotspot devices and antennas)

  • 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)

  • Potential users must sign up for the program, and then register for internet service at a provider (for example, AT&T), and give the provider their account number assigned by the government. 
  • Only one monthly service discount and one device discount is allowed per household.

The Affordable Connectivity Program: What You Need to Know

  1. In English
  2. En Espanol
  3. In American Sign Language (ASL)

Do I Qualify for the ACP?

Do I Qualify?

Here are the ways your household can qualify for the ACP:

 

How Can I Apply for the ACP?

There are three ways to apply for the Affordable Connectivity Program

 

Apply Online:

You will need a Social Security number, Tribal ID, driver's license military ID, or some other form of government ID

 

Apply by Mail:

Complete the application and Household Worksheet and send them, along with copies of your proof of documentation, to:

ACP Support Center
PO Box 7081
London, KY 40742

 

Contact your internet company: 

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