What is Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)?
Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a federal government benefit program operated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) aimed at ensuring connectivity to eligible households. This new benefit aims to connect households to jobs, critical healthcare services, virtual classrooms, and so much more. Only one ACP per household, not per person, is allowed.
How do I know if I am eligible for ACP?
All new subscribers must demonstrate that they are eligible. In some states, a subscriber’s eligibility may be confirmed through a state database. Where a database is not available, subscribers must show proof of eligibility by demonstrating that they meet the income qualifications or participate in a qualifying program listed above. To learn more about your eligibility, apply today using the form on this page.
Are there any restrictions for this program?
Yes, there are a few simple restrictions. Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) service is a federal benefit program only available to individuals who participate in a qualifying government program or who are eligible based on their household income. Only one benefit per household is allowed; a household is not permitted to receive ACP benefits from multiple providers. ACP is not transferable to anyone.
Can I use my existing phone number?
Yes! You may transfer your telephone number from another company to this program after you receive your phone. To port your existing telephone number to this free phone program, the number you are porting must be active with your current service provider.