TThe importance of reliable home internet has become clear during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is necessary not only to connect with friends and watch TV shows and movies on streaming services, but also to work from home.
However, a stable internet connection doesn’t always come cheap, and not everyone finds it as affordable as others. in United States in 2022 Accessible Connection Program (ACP) was launched with a focus on providing cheap communications to Americans in all 50 states.
Not everyone is entitled to AKP as it aims to help low-income households afford broadband for work, school and other services. One member of the household must meet the criteria for the household to participate.
If anyone is in the federal Lifeline program, you are entitled to AKP. This can provide a rebate of over $9/month online and over $34/month for those on tribal lands. Any AKP the funds will be added to the Lifeline funds you receive.
You may also qualify for other public assistant programs, including Federal State Housing Assistance, Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Extra Security Income and Special Supplementary Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children special supplementary nutrition program.
You may also be eligible due to your income. If your income is less than or equal to 200 percent of the federal poverty standards, you are eligible.
How to apply for ACP
There are three ways to apply for AKP. First, do it online, through AKPonline application portal.
Secondly, you can apply by mail by printing the application form, completing it and mailing it to the ACP Support Centre, PO Box 7081, London, KY 40742. Along with copies of required documents.
The third option is to contact your ISP directly and see if they are involved in AKP. From there, he should be able to help.
It is likely that an online application will be approved the fastest, although this is not always the case.