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What is the Affordable Connectivity Program?

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that replaces the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB Program) to help low-income households pay for internet service and connected devices.

Emergency Broadband Benefit recipients fully enrolled as of December 31, 2021 will automatically continue to receive their current monthly benefit until March 1, 2022. You can learn more about the program transition and steps you may need to take to stay enrolled after March 1st, by visiting fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit.

About the Affordable Connectivity Program

  • The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.
  • The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month
  • The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.

Who Is Eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program?

A household is eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program if the household income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, or if a member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below:

  • Participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline;
  • Participates in Tribal specific programs, such as Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribal TANF, or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations;
  • Participates in the National School Lunch Program or the School Breakfast Program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision;
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year; or
  • Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income internet program.

What are the benefits?

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that replaces the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB Program) to help low-income households pay for internet service and connected devices.

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.

What else should I know?

The Affordable Connectivity Program is non-transferable and is limited to one discount per household. Upon the program’s conclusion, subscribers will be subject to Hamilton’s regular rates, terms and conditions.

How do I sign up?

Go to https://acpbenefit.org/ to apply for or determine eligibility for this program under the Affordable Connectivity Program. Then contact Hamilton at 402.694.5101 to sign up for services or apply the discount to your existing services. Your eligibility will need to be confirmed and written consent will be obtained before your discount can be applied to your account.

Qualifying Internet Packages

Internet Only Plans Price per Month
Up to 25 Mpbs Down x 5 Mbps Up $59.95
Up to 25 Mpbs Down x 25 Mbps Up $69.95
Up to 50 Mpbs Down x 50 Mbps Up $79.95
Up to 100 Mpbs Down x 50 Mbps Up $99.95
Up to 100 Mpbs Down x 100 Mbps Up $119.95