On August 14, 2023, FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced that more than 20 million households have enrolled in the agency’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), the nation’s largest broadband affordability program.
Eligible low-income households can receive a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service and up to $75 per month for eligible households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if the household contributes more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.
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To learn more about the impact of the FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program, please visit the program’s data dashboard. Additionally, for those interested in sharing information about the ACP with their community, you can find consumer outreach materials available at https://www.fcc.gov/acp-consumer-outreach-toolkit or https://www.affordableconnectivity.gov/community-resources/, including Spanish and ASL informational videos about the program. For a full list of eligibility requirements and more information about the ACP, please visit GetInternet.gov. To get help with an application, call 877-384-2575, or email ACPSupport@usac.org.