The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) helps low-income households pay for broadband service and internet connected devices.
What is the Affordable Connectivity Program?
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that replaced the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB Program) in order to help low-income households pay for internet service and connected devices. DirectLink is a participating provider in the ACP.
If your household is eligible, you can receive:
- Up to a $30/month discount on your internet service
Only one monthly service discount and one device discount is allowed per household.
ACP Household Eligibility Criteria:
- Eligible to participate in the federal Lifeline Program.
- Household income is at or below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
- A member of the household has applied for and been approved to receive benefits under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act or section 4 of the Child Nutrition Act of 1966.
- A member of the household has received a Federal Pell Grant in the current award year (subject to verification).
- A member of the household meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income program (subject to FCC approval).
- A member of the household receives assistance through the special supplemental nutritional program for women, infants, and children (WIC).
How to enroll in the ACP:
- Go to acpbenefit.org to sign up
- Look for email from the Administrative Company - USAC with your approval identification Number.
- Call DirectLink Member Services team with the approval identification number and EXACT NAME used to enroll in ACP.
- Complete form below:
HAVE A USAC ID# AND TALKED WITH A DIRECTLINK TEAM MEMBER? CLICK HERE TO FINISH APPLYING