WHAT IS ACP?
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.
ACP provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR ACP?
- Based on your household income.
- You or your child/dependent participate in certain assistance programs, such as: Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program, SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Housing Assistance, SSI, WIC, or Veterans Pension or Survivor Benefits.
- Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year.
- Learn more about how to qualify.
HOW TO APPLY
- Go to GetInternet.gov to submit an application or print out a mail-in application.
- Contact Fatbeam to select a plan and have the discount applied to your bill.
- Eligible households must both apply for the program and contact a participating provider to select a service plan.
NEED TO RECERTIFY?
Recertification is an annual requirement which can be done using the ACP recertification link to start the process today.
Additional information about the Affordable Connectivity Program is available at https://www.fcc.gov/acp or by calling 833.511.0311 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. any day of the week.
The disclosures that shall be presented to the consumer shall convey in clear, easily understood terms that: (i) The Affordable Connectivity Program is a government program that reduces the customer’s broadband internet access service bill; (ii) The household may obtain Affordable Connectivity Program-supported broadband service from any participating provider of its choosing; (iii) The household may apply the affordable connectivity benefit to any broadband service offering of the participating provider at the same terms available to households that are not eligible for Affordable Connectivity Program-supported service; (iv) The provider may disconnect the household’s Affordable Connectivity Program-supported service after 90 consecutive days of non-payment; (v) The household will be subject to the provider’s undiscounted rates and general terms and conditions if the Affordable Connectivity Program ends, if the consumer transfers their benefit to another provider but continues to receive service from the current provider, or upon de-enrollment from the Affordable Connectivity Program; and (vi) The household may file a complaint against its provider via the Commission’s Consumer Complaint Center.