The Affordable Connectivity Program is a new long-term program to help qualified households lower their monthly cost of internet service. If you fit any of these criteria, you may qualify for help:
AFFORDABLE CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM
See If You Qualify:
To qualify for ACP, you must:
- Qualify for the Lifeline Program
- Receive benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program
- Receive a Pell Grant in the current award year
- Meet the eligibility criteria for a participating provider's existing low-income program
Households newly qualify for ACP if they:
- Receive WIC benefits
- Meet the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income program
Why Affordable Connectivity from Kinetic Matters
Fast, reliable internet is critical for school, work and special moments – especially now. By participating in the Affordable Connectivity Program for internet users, Kinetic is investing in neighborhoods to build a stronger network, with faster speeds.
How to Take Part in the
Affordable Connectivity Program
The National Verifier will send you an Application ID and confirm your approval status.
Frequently Asked Questions
The FCC's Affordable Connectivity Program formerly called the Emergency Broadband Benefit program is a government program that reduces an eligible household's broadband internet service bill. Discounts are provided through bill credits, limited to one per household and the amount varies based on customer location and qualifying service. An application ID from the National Verifier must be provided to Kinetic by Windstream to receive a discount. Kinetic by Windstream is not responsible for program qualification decisions and cannot make any guarantees of eligibility, qualification for a certain credit amount or length of time the credit will be available to be applied to your monthly bill. Kinetic by Windstream will honor Affordable Connectivity Program credits until such credit. Affordable Connectivity Program credits may be used with a provider of your choosing, such as for Kinetic Internet, and may be moved to another provider at any time. Once credits are no longer available, you will be subject to Kinetic by Windstream's then-current rates and terms and conditions. For more information about the Affordable Connectivity Program including whether you may qualify for the program, visit Windstream.com/affordable-connectivity-program. Copyright 2021 Windstream Intellectual Property Services, LLC. All rights reserved. Kinetic and Windstream are registered service marks or trademarks of Windstream Intellectual Property Services, LLC.