As of March 31, 2016 the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) has approved rules to modify the current Lifeline program, which previously provided discounted telephone services, to also include discounted Internet services for people who meet the qualifications.

This modernization update from the FCC will help provide 21st century access for any low-income individual, helping to reduce the barriers that prevent access to educational and career opportunities.   For more information about the updates to the Lifeline program, please visit the FCC web-page: