Affordable Connectivity Program

What is ACP?

A program designated by the Federal Communications Commission to help low-income households pay for broadband service and internet connected devices. The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month for eligible households.

Who can get it?

An eligible household must meet at least one of the following criteria: https://acpbenefit.org/do-i-qualify/

  • Has an income at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Participates in certain government assistance programs: SNAP, WIC, SSI, Medicaid or other programs
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit
  • Participates in the Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch or Breakfast Program
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant in the current award year
  • If you or your child or dependent already receives a Lifeline benefit

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

Apply Now with Two Steps

  1. To enroll, go to ACPBenefit.org to submit an application.  
  2. Contact NEXT with your National Verifier application ID to select a plan and have the discount applied to your bill.

Eligible households must both apply for the program and contact NEXT to select a service plan.