Emergency Broadband Benefit
If you have a Lifeline, you may already qualify for a real internet connection.
If you do not have the latest Choice Lifeline or Choice Tribal Lifeline plan, you may still qualify for the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program if you meet one of the following requirements:
If you get assistance from one or more of the following programs:
- Medicaid (Not Medicare)
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Federal Public Housing HUD/Section 8 (FPHA)
- Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit
- Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
- Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF)
- Head Start (must satisfy income qualifying standard)
- Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
- Free or Reduced Price School Lunch or School Breakfast Program:
- During the 2019-2020 School Year
- During the 2020-2021 School Year
- Experienced Substantial Documented Loss of Income since February 29, 2020:
- 2020 Total Single Filing Household Income at or below $99,000
- 2020 Total Joint Filing Household Income at or below $198,000
- Received a Federal Pell Grant (in the current award year)
This program is temporary and expires when funds are exhausted or six months after the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) declares the end of the COVID-19 health emergency.
As part of federal government program, we offer discounted broadband service to qualified low income residents in selected States. For questions or to apply for Emergency Broadband Benefit, call 719-626-0000 if you are a US Customer or 928-730-CARE (2273) if you are a Navajo Nation Customer.