What is the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)?

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that replaces the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB Program) to help low-income households pay for internet service. The program provides a monthly discount on Internet service of up to $30 per eligible household.

Who is eligible?

A household is eligible if one member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below:

  • Has an income that is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines;
  • 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

Check out fcc.gov/acp for other program resources. Additional information regarding eligibility is also available at acpbenefit.org/do-i-qualify.

Three Ways to Apply

The quickest way to apply is online at acpbenefit.org/how-to-apply/.

Once complete, be sure to keep your Application ID and confirmation numbers, and any login information. Then contact FTC to complete the ACP discount process. You may begin this process online by clicking the button below. Or you may contact our customer service at 256.638.2144.

Visit the FTC business office for in-person assistance with an FTC Customer Service Representative.

Print an application, which can be found at acpbenefit.org/how-to-apply/. Complete the application and mail it, along with proof of eligibility to:

ACP Support Center
P.O. Box 7081
London, KY 40742