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The Affordable Connectivity Program is administered by USAC with oversight from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

What are the program benefits?

  • Service discount up to $30/month
  • Service discount up to $75/month on qualifying Tribal lands
  • Device discount up to $100 for a laptop, tablet, or desktop computer (with a co-payment of more than $10 but less than $50)

Only one monthly service discount and one device discount is allowed per household. Not every internet company offers device discounts.

How can I qualify?

  • You, or your child or dependent are enrolled in government programs like Medicaid, SNAP, WIC, or others, or,
  • Based on your household income

Learn more about how to qualify.

How do I sign up for the program?



You can apply online, by mail, or by contacting your current internet company.

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Learn more about how to apply.


Get internet

Contact an internet company to get your benefit.

You may be able to get free internet through a separate non-FCC initiative. Visit whitehouse.gov/getinternet to learn more. Linking to this initiative does not imply FCC endorsement of any particular participating provider.

What documents do I need?

You may need to provide documents to confirm your eligibility, identity, or address. We’ll let you know what to submit if we need more information to process your application.

Learn more about what documents to submit.