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The Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a temporary emergency federal government benefit program operated by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to assist customers in the purchase of Internet access.

What is the Affordable Connectivity Program?

This is a national FCC program to help households pay for internet service during the pandemic.

The program will provide a discount of $30 per month toward broadband service for eligible households.

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is limited to one monthly service discount per household.

What Are The Benefits?

The ACP will provide a discount up to $30 per month for broadband services for eligible consumers.

What Else Should I Know?

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

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Who is eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program?

A household is eligible if one member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below:

  • Has an income that is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines;
  • Participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline;
  • Is approved to receive benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision; or
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year.

How do you sign up for the Affordable Connectivity Program?

  1. Apply Here to submit an application or print out a mail-in application.
  2. Contact NCC by calling 701-568-3331 to select a plan and have the discount applied to your bill.









Broadband Speeds & Pricing (before ACP discount applied). Residential Only