Low-cost internet options for you

Some people may find themselves unable to afford the full price of high-speed internet. For those who qualify, there are programs and packages available to provide high-speed internet at a lower cost. Some internet providers offer their own programs. Others participate in a government program called Lifeline. See below for more information on various types of programs.*


The following internet providers have their own discount programs and are compatible with Sorenson videophones.

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  • SNAP – Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  • SSI – Supplemental Security Income
  • NSLP – National School Lunch Program
  • CEP – Community Education Provision (part of NSLP)
  • HUD – Housing and Urban Development
  • TANF – Temporary Assistance for Needy Families


Additional Information

There are many Internet Service Providers (ISPs) throughout the United States. You may already be aware of which ones are in your area. If not, go to the Federal Communications Commission Website and insert your address.



Lifeline

Lifeline is a government program that provides subsidies for low-income families that need phone or internet service.

How Lifeline works:

If you qualify (qualifications do vary by state) – please check on the Universal Service Administration Website, and choose an ISP in your area that is participating in the Lifeline program and sign up. To see which internet providers in your area participate in this program click here.
The following are examples of internet providers that participate in the Lifeline program.

Once enrolled in this program, you will receive a minimum of $9.25 per month to help pay your internet bill. You must choose assistance for either phone or internet when you sign up – you can’t receive both.

How to qualify:

If your income is 135% of the federal poverty guideline or less, you can qualify for Lifeline assistance. Through a government program. If you or someone in your household participate in certain federal assistance programs, you may qualify for Lifeline:

  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Medicaid
  • Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit Program
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

May also qualify if: You, or someone in your household, participate in one of the following assistance programs:

  • You reside on Tribal lands and you participate in any of the above federal assistance programs; or
  • You, or someone in your household, participates in one of the following assistance programs:
    • Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) General Assistance
    • Head Start (only households meeting the income qualifying standard)
    • Tribally-administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF)
    • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)

* The information shared is current as of August 2018. Programs change frequently. Please verify information with your chosen ISP before signing up.