Assistance for Qualified Households in Charlemont

  • Published 2022-01-04

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) replaces the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program and provides an ongoing discount of up to $30 per month toward broadband service for eligible households.
Apply for the ACP benefit here

Lifeline lowers the monthly cost of phone or internet service with a $9.25 credit for eligible customers.
Qualify for Lifeline here

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Charlemont's Subsidy + Benefit Program

  • Published 2021-06-02

Federal Lifeline Subsidy

Lifeline is a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone and internet. Qualified customers will receive up to $9.25 applied directly towards their bill. You can use Lifeline for either phone or internet, but not both. FCC rules prohibit more than one Lifeline service per household.

You can apply here for Lifeline.

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

The temporary Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program will become the Affordable Connectivity Program, a new longer-term program, on December 30, 2021. Households enrolled in the Emergency Broadband Benefit before 12/30/21 will continue to receive their current monthly discount until March 1, 2022.

If you are in need of financial assistance, enroll in the Emergency Broadband Benefit before 12/30/21.

Apply here for EBBP.

Affordable Connectivity Program

More information on the transition to the Affordable Connectivity Program will come in the next few weeks. Be sure to check back!

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Whip City Fiber Customers Can Apply for Emergency Broadband Benefit Program Starting May 12

  • Published 2021-05-10

Starting May 12, 2021, Whip City Fiber offers the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will offer a $50 discount for broadband service for eligible households in Westfield and all Massachusetts towns served by Whip City Fiber during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic.

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