The Affordable Connectivity Program Provides Ongoing Assistance

  • Published 2022-01-04

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communications Commission program that helps connect families and households who need assistance affording internet service. This new benefit provides an ongoing discount of up to $30 per month toward broadband service for eligible households.

Eligible households can learn more and enroll directly through Whip City Fiber.

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22 DEC

The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program becomes the Affordable Connectivity Program on December 30, 2021

  • Published 2021-12-22

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, you can still enroll in the Emergency Broadband Benefit before 12/30/21. Apply here for EBBP.

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10 AUG

Whip City Fiber Expansion: Construction Begins in Wyben

  • Published 2021-08-10

Westfield Gas + Electric/Whip City Fiber is moving forward with construction to bring locally owned fiber optic internet to new customers in Wyben. This work is part of a 12-month expansion announced by General Manager Tom Flaherty, Sr. in April. The expansion will provide gigabit service to an additional nine neighborhoods and is part of an effort to bring service to all of Westfield by 2025.

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