What is ACP?

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a government benefit program that provides discounts on monthly broadband Internet access service. Eligible consumers can receive upgraded plans that include additional free data* every month!

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How Do I Qualify For The Affordable Connectivity Program?

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You may be eligible for ACP if you participate in a government assistance program. Here are some of the popular qualifying programs for ACP:

How Do I Qualify For The Affordable Connectivity Program?

You may be eligible for ACP if you participate in a government assistance program. Here are some of the popular qualifying programs for ACP:

Alongside federal assistance programs, you can qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program in Oklahoma and other states through your income. You meet the requirements if your income is 200% or less than the current Federal Poverty Guidelines. 

The dollar figure to qualify for the ACP program in Oklahoma depends on where you live and your household size. Households must show proof of income to support their application, including pay stubs and/or tax returns.

If you live on qualifying Tribal lands, you may also be eligible for ACP benefits in Oklahoma. The income requirement is the same, but you can also qualify via several Tribal assistance programs, including:

  • Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
  • Head Start (if your household meets the income standard)
  • Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations

As with qualification through federal assistance programs, you must provide proof of participation via an official form when applying for the ACP in Oklahoma, Maryland, Arkansas, and Missouri.

If you fail to qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program in Oklahoma, there may be another way to meet eligibility requirements. Dependent members of your household could allow you to be eligible for the Oklahoma ACP program. For example, if your child participates in the Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program, your household may qualify for Oklahoma ACP.

Discover your eligibility for an Oklahoma Lifeline/ACP account with Assist Wireless today.

For a full list of how to qualify by program or income, please visit How to Qualify.

How Do I Enroll?

You can enroll in a free Lifeline + ACP Wireless plan* online with Assist Wireless. Simply choose a Lifeline + ACP plan and Assist Wireless will provide a free monthly plan and a free smartphone* shipped directly to your door if you qualify! 

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Qualifying programs include SNAP/Food Stamps, Medicaid, and other common government assistance programs. Learn more about eligibility here.

*Terms and conditions apply.

My Lifeline plan is with Assist Wireless >>

Customers currently on a Lifeline only plan can request to upgrade their plan to a Lifeline + Affordable Connectivity Program plan at any time here.

My Lifeline cell phone plan is with another Lifeline provider >>

If you would like to switch service providers, your benefits can be transferred to Assist Wireless when you enroll online. Be sure to choose a Lifeline + ACP plan if you would like to take advantage of our current free phone offer!*

*Terms & Conditions apply.

You can transfer your ACP monthly service benefits to Assist Wireless even if you are currently with another provider. Please note ACP rules prohibit more than one transfer in a single calendar month.

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FREE PHONE* from Assist Wireless with New ACP + Lifeline Enrollment

*Promotional offer subject to eligibility for Affordable Connectivity Program and Lifeline; may be changed or withdrawn at any time; see plan page details; subject to our Terms and Conditions of Service and Agreement to Arbitrate Disputes.

Why Assist Wireless?

Assist Wireless is the number one provider of ACP benefits in Oklahoma, dedicated to helping Oklahomans stay connected with free Internet and phone services. Don’t let cost and digital divides prevent you from staying in touch. 

Our customer support team guides you in determining your eligibility, applying for this benefit, and supporting your annual recertification.

Assist Wireless is the carrier dedicated to supporting low-income households in taking advantage of this entitlement. Sign up at a local Assist store for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) in Oklahoma with a provider that always has your best interest at heart. Not in Oklahoma?  Don’t worry, you can apply online for ACP.

 Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)
FAQ

 Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)
FAQ

Are ACP wireless plans really 100% Free every month?

Yes! Eligible customers can enjoy free talk, text, and data* at no cost every month!

Like many government assistance programs, these programs make necessary services more affordable for low-income individuals and families.

What is included with ACP?

The Affordable Connectivity Program offers eligible customers discounted broadband service through participating wireless companies or other broadband service providers. This benefit can be redeemed through participating program providers of home broadband service or monthly wireless service.

Some providers offer additional benefits for new enrollments in the program. With Assist Wireless, new enrollees who choose a Lifeline + ACP Combo Plan will receive a free smartphone* to use with their free monthly service!*

Do I need to apply for Lifeline to enroll in ACP?

While Lifeline enrollment is not required to apply for ACP benefits, there are benefits to enrolling in both programs at the same time.

Since both Lifeline and ACP share a lot of the same eligibility criteria, you can save time by enrolling together. Additionally, wireless plans that combine both Lifeline and ACP benefits include more free monthly talk, text, and data.*

Assist Wireless even provides a free smartphone* to new or returning customers who enroll in a combined Lifeline + ACP plan in most states.

What if I already signed up for ACP with another provider?

If you already have ACP benefits through another wireless or internet provider, you are free to switch by enrolling with a new provider! However, you may only transfer if it has been more than 30 days since the previous enrollment. To switch, start a new request with your chosen provider and answer any questions they may have about your current ACP Oklahoma status.

Is it easy to sign up for ACP benefits?

Yes, many providers offer online enrollment options which make it easy to enroll in benefits. This streamlined process ensures that eligible individuals can easily access these vital resources once the provider has received the necessary information.

How long do my ACP benefits last?

Many people who live on a low income need the security of affordable communication. If approved, your ACP and Lifeline benefits last approximately one year from the approval date.

All active subscribers to the ACP Program Oklahoma must recertify annually to prove they are still eligible for services.

What if I become ineligible for ACP/Lifeline benefits?  

If you become ineligible for low-priced or free Internet service, you will not be disconnected or immediately start receiving a bill for your service at the regular price. You can continue to use your benefits until your next recertification date, which occurs yearly — not per month.

If you no longer qualify, perhaps due to a change in household income or a member of a qualifying program, your service will be discontinued on your one-year anniversary. However, many ACP recipients who have dropped out of the program re-enroll. Nothing prevents you from re-enrolling in the program as soon as you are eligible again.

Assist Wireless can support you in reapplying for ACP/Lifeline benefits in the future.

Lifeline Program

Due to sharing many of the same eligibility requirements those currently enrolled in the lifeline program may qualify for The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) also.

Medicaid / Medi-Cal

Program Approval Letter, Benefit Statement, or Verification of Coverage Letter, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program or state equivalent,
  • Name of the beneficiary,
  • Address of the beneficiary, and
  • Date of the award

OR

Eligibility Screenshot or printout from an online portal or website tool, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program or state equivalent,
  • Name of the beneficiary
  • Medical Identification number, OR
  • Case number,
  • Eligibility dates, OR
  • Current participation status

Federal Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans & Survivors Pension Benefit

Pension Grant Letter, should contain the following basic information:

  • Participant’s name
  • Address
  • A decision about the participant’s monthly entitlement amount
  • Payment start date

Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)

FPHA award letter, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program,
  • Date of the award,
  • Name of the beneficiary, and
  • Award amount.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Approval Letter or Benefit Statement issued by the SSA, or on SSA letterhead.

  • Consumer’s name
  • Date
  • Eligibility Date
  • Claim number OR Other consumer identification number
  • Payment amount

SNAP / Food Stamps / CalFresh

Program Approval Letter, Benefit Statement, or Verification of Coverage Letter, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program,
  • Name of the beneficiary,
  • Eligibility dates, OR
  • Current participation status

OR

Eligibility Screenshot or printout from an online portal or website tool, should contain the following basic information:

  • Name of the program or state equivalent,
  • Name of the beneficiary,
  • Case number,
  • Eligibility dates, OR
  • Current participation status