AFFORDABLE HOME INTERNET OPPORTUNITIES FOR QUALIFYING HOUSEHOLDS
On March 31, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a comprehensive reform and modernization of the Lifeline Program. In the 2016 Lifeline Modernization Order, the Commission included broadband as a support service in the Lifeline program. Through these affordable services for qualifying low-income households, consumers can complete homework, access ebooks and online textbooks, explore career options, search for jobs, apply to 2- and 4-year colleges, bank and pay bills online, get news, and much more. To learn more or to apply, click here for some options for the state of Alabama.
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, some internet providers are extending offers for free and/or affordable home internet services. Please contact the providers below to learn more about the services they offer and the cost.
- Comcast (1-800-934-6489)
- Charter (1-844-488-8395)
- AT&T (1-800-288-2020)
- T-Mobile (1-800- 937-8997)