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Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Low Cost Phone or Internet Service - Lifeline

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(800) 234-9473


Service Details


Lifeline is a federal program dedicated to making home and mobile phone and internet service more affordable for low-income households. This benefit provides eligible consumers with a monthly discount of up to $9.25. Consumers living on Tribal lands are eligible for an enhanced discount of up to $34.25 per month.


  • Specialization
    • People with low income 


You can qualify for Lifeline:
* Based on your income
* Based on if you use SNAP, Medicaid or other programs

More details about qualifying are available online.

Application Instructions

Two steps to get Lifeline:

1) Qualify by filling out the application online.

You can also call (800) 234-9473 or email for help.

2) Choose a company near you and sign up for service with them. Search for a provider that serves your specific zip code online.

Business Hours

7 days a week.

8:00am - 5:00pm, Eastern Time

Area Served



Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Toll Free (877) 384-2575

Last Update


Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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