Lifeline Program Services
Consumers meeting certain eligibility criteria are able to receive monthly discounts for telecommunications service through the Lifeline Program or the Disabled Program.
Lifeline service offers a monthly federal discount of $9.25 (for Voice or a service bundle of Voice and Broadband) and state discount of $6.50 (for Voice) for a total monthly discount of up to $15.75. Effective December 1, 2019, if the consumer’s Broadband service is below the speed of 20Mb/3Mb, the federal discount reduces to $7.25 on a service bundle of Voice and Broadband. The Broadband only line with the speed of 20Mb/3Mb and greater will receive a $9.25 federal discount and no state discount.
The Disabled Program offers a $6.50 (Voice) monthly discount. To apply, complete the Lifeline Application and also submit proof of eligibility in one of the following programs.