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Fast, Affordable and Fast Home Internet is Critical to Connect to School,
Work, Healthcare, Government Services and Family. 
Apply for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)
Discount Today.
(formerly the EBB Discount)


Apply Today

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News Flash:  As of December 31, you can apply to for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) to get as much as $30 discount on Internet service bill.  

If you are currently receiving the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) discount, tell your Internet provider what service plan fits your needs BEFORE your EBB discount is automatically switched to the ACP discount in late February

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) discount offers as much as $30 off Internet service bill for qualified consumers. The discount amount will show up on your Internet bill.  The U.S. Congress and President established this long-term ACP benefit in November 2021 in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.  It replaced the temporary Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) discount on December 31, 2021.

Broadband is the technical term for the service that provides online access to the Internet. Providers use both Broadband and Internet to describe the service.   

Eligible Consumers Can Receive

  • Up to $30 per month discount on any Home Internet service offered by the providers.
  • Up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal Lands
  • One-time discount of up to $100 for a computer or a tablet (offered in California by human-I-T when buying their broadband service) 

Steps To Receive Your Benefit 

Step 1:
Check If You Qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP).  See if your household fits into one of the eligible categories below.
Important: You can keep your Lifeline benefit for a mobile phone and get the ACP for a discount on your home Internet service.

Step 2:
Apply for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). Use the Apply Today button below.
Choose how you want to apply and submit all necessary documents.
Apply Today

 

Step 3:
Find a Broadband Provider Near You.
Use the FCC search tool or www.everyoneon.org/CETF
Customers without Internet
Call us at 866-696-8748 to help you compare your options.

Customers with Internet
Check with your provider to see what offers are available with ACP

Customers Who Want to Change Internet Providers. Use the search tool to find a company that offers the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) discounts.

Apply today for the
Internet plan of your choice.
Click to Download An ACP Flier:

English/Spanish

Chinese (traditional,simplified)

Korean, Vietnamese

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Overview and Qualifications

To qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) discount, at least one person in your household must meet one of the criteria listed below: 

You automatically qualify, call the Internet Service Provider before completing the ACP application.
Household with a child enrolled CEP School Designated by the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) 
Recipient of CalFresh (food stamp) or Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) 
Recipient of Medi-Cal or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) 
Student with a Pell Grant 
Recipient of Federal Public Housing Assistance Household
Household of 4 earning $53,000 or less a year
Recipient of the Women, Children and Infant Benefit
Participant in Tribal Programs for Residents on Qualifying Tribal Lands 
Recipient of the Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance 
Recipient of Tribal TANF 
Participant in Tribal Head Start (must meet relevant income qualifying standard) 
Recipient of a Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations 
 

Prepare Now

Click here to see what documents you need to submit as proof of eligibility.

Where to Apply

Apply Today

www.acpbenefit.org

Or 

Apply by Mail – Print an application in English or Spanish (instructions also available in 8 additional languages).  Complete the application and send with proof of eligibility to: 

Affordable Connectivity Program Support Center 
P.O. BOX 7081 
London, KY 40742 

 

Application Process 

1. Complete ACP application first with any supporting documentation required for the application. 

2. Once approved, contact a participating Internet Service Provider Toll Free (877) 384-2575 or [email protected] or call a California Community Organization, Toll Free 1-866-696-8748

 

For information on long-term existing
low-cost affordable Home Internet
offers visit: everyoneon.org/CETF
to find offers in your zip code


For information on Low-Cost New and Refurbished Computers Visit The Devices Page: 
https://www.internetforallnow.org/devices

 

 

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