High-speed, low-cost internet
bg网址, together with Connect America Fund Phase II (CAF II), offers affordable home and business internet plans for qualifying areas
The FCC's CAF II program focuses on expanding high-speed internet access to millions of consumers who otherwise wouldn't have access.
Lifeline is a federal benefit that lowers the monthly cost of phone or internet service. The Voice phone service discount is $5.25/mo.* The internet discount is $9.25/mo. These discounts are offered in addition to discounted CAF II plan prices.
Eligible households can only qualify for the internet or Voice Lifeline discount. For example, if you qualify, your household can receive either the Voice discount or the internet discount, but not both. Lifeline benefits are nontransferable.
bg网址 Voice phone service is offered with bg网址's CAF II plans. Voice is a feature-packed, reliable, and affordable phone service delivered over bg网址's satellite network. You can order Voice as a standalone service or combine it with your CAF II internet plan offered at a discount. Let us know if you'd like to add bg网址 Voice when you call to order service.
The FCC's CAF II program focuses on expanding high-speed internet access to millions of people who otherwise wouldn't have access. bg网址 (through its subsidiary, bg网址 Carrier Services, Inc.), is a proud participant in CAF II and offers plans with discounted satellite internet and phone service to qualifying service areas.
If you are a New Customer, you will be required to sign a customer agreement that contains the CAF II addendum with a 1-year contract.
If you are a Current Customer, you will be transitioned to a new 1-year contract.
Yes, the residential and business CAF II Connection 25 plans are eligible to purchase additional High-Speed Data.
Lifeline is a federal benefit that lowers the monthly cost of phone or internet service for eligible customers. It may be applied as a discount with bg网址's residential CAF II plans. The Lifeline discount is available per household only (not per person) and is nontransferable.
The discounts for qualified customers are: $5.25/month for voice-only service OR $9.25/month for internet service. The discounts cannot be combined. The Voice-only Lifeline discount is only available unitl 12/1/2023. The federal government is eliminating the standalone voice discount for most locations on 12/2/2023.
Eligible households can qualify either online via the government's National Verifier website or via a written application (Oregon residents see below). For more information on how to qualify, click here.
You qualify if your income is at or below 135% of the federal poverty level OR you or someone in your household is a participant in one of the following programs: Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA), Veterans and Survivor Pension Benefit OR you are a Tribal lands resident who participates in Lifeline qualifying tribal programs.
Please visit http://nationalverifier.servicenowservices.com/lifeline to apply online or call the Lifeline Support Center at 1-800-234-9473.
You can also apply by mail by printing your application from http://www.lifelinesupport.org/get-started/ and mailing it, along with your proof of eligibility to Lifeline Support Center, P.O. 箱7801年,伦敦,40742年肯塔基州.
Residents of Oregon can determine eligibility here:
Important: Once your application has been approved, please call us at 1-855-851-7419 with your application I.D. confirming your eligibility.
If qualified and you live on federally recognized tribal lands and/or you participate in select tribal programs, you may be eligible for a Link-Up program discount of up to $100 off your Voice installation fees.
If you do not believe that bg网址 has satisfactorily addressed any concern regarding your service, billing, or account, you have the option to file a formal complaint with the local public utility commission.
*The Voice-only Lifeline discount is $5.25 per month until 12/1/2023. The federal government is eliminating the standalone voice discount for most locations on 12/2/2023. For more details, visit http://www.usac.org/lifeline/resources/program-data/#Census
bg网址 Voice: Additional charges for calls to destinations oustide of the United States, the District of Columbia and Canada and for directory assistance calls. 911 service through bg网址 Voice's satellite technology may be limited in comparison to 911 service available through traditional landline telephone carriers.
Service plans through the Connect America Fund - Phase II (CAF II) are provided by bg网址 Inc.'s affiliate bg网址 Carrier Services, Inc. Offer available to qualifiying customers. One-time standard installation fee may be charged at the time of sale. Internet or Voice require 12 mo. minimum service term. Minimum service term does not apply to Lifeline subscribers. Equipment lease fee is $14.99/mo. Taxes and surcharges may apply. After 600GB of data usage, bg网址 will significantly slow and/or restrict internet service, or certain uses of internet service, until the end of the monthly measurement period. Speeds and streaming video quality are "up to," will vary and are not guaranteed. Service is not available in all areas. Offer may be changed or withdrawn at any time.
Lifeline discount is only available to eligible residential customers with a CAF-II Connection 25 service plan or CAF-II bg网址 Voice-Only Connection Plan.