NC State Representative Caleb Rudow and UNC Asheville student Claire Thomlinson canvased our Buncombe County communities for ACP awareness.
Caleb and Claire discovered information and opinions with door-to-door travels, asking people about the ACP.
In North Carolina, it is estimated that approximately 1/3 of qualified individuals are not using this benefit for internet service.
Join WNC Broadband by spreading the word to those in your community that may qualify.
A household is eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program if the household income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, or if a member of the household meets at least one of the criteria at https://www.fcc.gov/acp.
How do you apply for the ACP?
Go to AffordableConnectivity.gov to submit an application or print out a mail-in application.
2 Steps To Enroll
How does a qualified individual enroll for the ACP?
- Go to AffordableConnectivity.gov to submit an application or print out a mail-in application.
- Contact your preferred participating ISP – internet service provider, to select a plan and have the discount applied to your bill.
Some providers may have an alternative application that they will ask you to complete.
Eligible households must both apply for the program and contact a participating provider to select a service plan.
Help with Internet or Computer Devices in WNC
If a Western North Carolinian has:
- ACP questions or needs ACP assistance in a WNC county, call 828-365-8299 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- General internet, internet access, or computer/smartphone questions in a WNC county, call 828-365-8299 or email email@example.com