Gearheart Broadband Affordable Connectivity Program Now Available

The Affordable Connectivity Program is a temporary FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford broadband internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Affordable Connectivity Program provides:

  • Up to $30/month discount for broadband service;
  • Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands;

The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.

Who is Eligible?

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

  • Has an income that is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly know as Food Stamps
  • Medicaid
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
  • Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit
  • FREE and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program, including at U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Community Eligibility Provision schools in the 2019-20, 2020-21, or 2021-22 school year.
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant in the current award year.

CLICK NOW for a Consumer FAQ and other program resources.

Three Ways to Apply

  1. Contact Inter Mountain Cable, Coalfields Telephone or Mikrotec CATV directly to learn more about our application process.
  2. Go to USAC Affordable Connectivity Program Website to apply online and to find participating providers near you.
  3. Call 833-511-0311 for a mail-in application, and return it along with proof of eligibility

Mail to: Emergency Broadband Support Center
P.O. Box 7081
London, KY 40742