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Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward broadband service for eligible households. The benefit also provides up to a $100 per household discount toward a one-time purchase of a computer, laptop, or tablet if the household contributes more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase through a participating broadband provider. 

A household is eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program if the household income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, or if a member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below:
▪ Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year;
▪ Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider's existing low-income internet program;
▪ Participates in one of these assistance programs:
▪ Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program, including at U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Community Eligibility Provision schools.
▪ SNAP
▪ Medicaid
▪ Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program (Section 8 Vouchers)
▪ Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)/202/811
▪ Public Housing 
▪ Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
▪ WIC
▪ Veterans Pension or Survivor Benefits
▪ or Lifeline;
 
Eligible households can enroll by going to GetInternet.gov to submit an online application or print a mail-in application, or by contacting their preferred participating broadband provider and selecting a plan. 

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