Otelco - Growing Stronger to Serve You Better

Alabama Division

Growing Stronger to Serve You Better

Log in Now
Bundles Bundles curve
curve
LATEST NEWS
curve
Latest News » Important Lifeline Program Change
 
news iconImportant Lifeline Program Change
 


Lifeline Assistance is a government assistance program developed to reduce rates for primary residential telephone service and broadband Internet access service to qualifying subscribers who receive income-based benefits. The Company participates in this program to increase the availability of telecommunications services to all consumers in its serving areas. Lifeline Assistance reduces an eligible customer's monthly rates for basic voice telephone service or broadband Internet access service. An eligible customer receives one federally subsidized credit per month toward the cost of voice telephone service or broadband Internet access service.

Where available, the broadband Internet access service must be a minimum speed of 10 Mbps downstream/1Mbps upstream and a minimum usage allowance of 150 Gigabytes.

The qualifying programs are:

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ProgramSNAP

Medicaid

SSI (Supplemental Security Income)

Federal Public Housing Assistance

Tribal Programs

Veterans Pension & Survivors Pension benefit

Income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines

 
news iconOther news :
UNION HILL INTERNET ISSUES
Important Billing Changes
FREE SECURITY SYSTEM
Free Medical Alert Install
Online Billing Now Available
Otelco Participates in the LifeLine Program
THIRD PARTY BLOCKING
Otelco Participates in ConnectingALABAMA Initiative
 
curve
Promotion area Promotion area
   
  icon