Federal Lifeline Program for Internet and Phone Services
Members of RURALBAND may be eligible to receive a discount of up to $9.25 for telephone, internet, or bundled service.
Lifeline is the Federal Communications Commission’s program to help make communications services more affordable for low-income consumers. Lifeline provides eligible subscribers a discount on monthly telephone, broadband, or bundled telephone and broadband service purchased from participating providers in the marketplace.
To be eligible for the program, a consumer must provide documents showing:
The consumer’s household income is at or below 135 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines; or
The consumer, another person in the consumer’s household, or the consumer’s overall household receives benefits from at least one of the following federal assistance programs:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
- Supplemental Security Income
- Federal Public Housing Assistance
- Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
Please visit www.lifelinesupport.org or discuss with a RURALBAND member services representative at 804-834-2424 to see if you are eligible for this benefit.
-This service is a Lifeline service, and Lifeline is a government assistance program
-The service is non-transferable
-Only eligible consumers may enroll in the program
-The program is limited to one discount per household
25 Mbps - $49/month
100 Mbps - $74/month
250 Mbps - $99/month
1 Gbps - $139/month
Phone* - $11/month (when added to internet package)
Phone Only* - $38/month
*Unlimited local and long-distance domestic (US, Canada) calling.
Applicable local, state and federal taxes may apply.