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Affordable Connectivity Program

Kinetic by Windstream is proud to participate in the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) as a new, long-term benefit program.

Receive up to a:

credit towards the monthly cost of your internet service for eligible households.

Call us today to learn more about qualifying for the Affordable Connectivity Program!

The FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program, formerly called the Emergency Broadband Benefit program, is a government program that reduces an eligible household’s broadband internet service bill. Discounts are provided through bill credits, limited to one per household and the amount varies based on customer location and qualifying service.

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Up to$30/mo

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Households that qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program can save up to $30/mo. on the following plans. Learn more

Choose Kinetic for high speed internet

Speed up to 100 Mbps

100 Upload/100 Download

Our most affordable option with speed and reliability that is perfect for:

  • Basic video streaming
  • Online shopping
  • Email
  • Social media

500 Mbps

500 Upload/500 Download

An all-purpose performance option that is great for:

  • Video conferencing
  • Hi-res video streaming
  • Online gaming
  • Multiple connected devices

1 Gig

1,000 Upload/1,000 Download

With equally fast upload and download speeds, perfect for:

  • Glitch Free-Gaming
  • Seamless video conferencing
  • Instant Hi-res streaming
  • Stronger connections for multiple devices

Fiber available in select areas only. Windstream cannot guarantee speeds or uninterrupted, error-free service. Speed availability, capabilities and provisioning vary depending on network and terrain conditions, Internet, website, or network congestion, and customer geographical location. Windstream makes no representations related to download or upload speeds. Windstream assumes no responsibility or liability for interruption of services or service performance differences actual and advertised performance. In select areas, includes Internet transport, Internet access, and unlimited incoming calls. Outbound calls, except for toll free and 911, will be charged at 10 cents/minute. Operator Service and 411 will be charged at tariffed rates. No features or long-distance carrier rates allowed.

Do I qualify?

Nearly 40% of households in the country qualify!*

You may be eligible for the ACP if your income is 200% or less than the Federal Poverty Guidelines. And if you or someone in your home currently receives government-assisted benefits through the programs below, you may already qualify.

  • SNAP, WIC, EBT, Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
  • Veterans Pension or Lifeline
  • Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program

* Source: Nearly 40% of households in the country qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program either because their income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level, or because a member of the household is currently receiving benefits from a government program, or the household meets the eligibility criteria for a participating broadband provider’s existing low-income internet program.

Maximum annual income allowed per household size to qualify:
Household Size 48 Contiguous States, D.C., and Territories Alaska Hawaii
1 $29,160 $36,420 $33,540
2 $39,440 $49,280 $45,360
3 $49,720 $62,140 $57,180
4 $60,000 $75,000 $69,000
5 $70,280 $87,860 $80,820
6 $80,560 $100,720 $92,640
7 $90,840 $113,580 $104,460
8 $101,120 $126,440 $116,280
Each addl. person add: $10,280 $12,860 $11,820
Household Size 48 Contiguous States, D.C., and Territories
1 $29,160
2 $39,440
3 $49,720
4 $60,000
5 $70,280
6 $80,560
7 $90,840
8 $101,120
Each addl. person add: $10,280
Household Size Alaska Hawaii
1 $36,420 $33,540
2 $49,280 $45,360
3 $62,140 $57,180
4 $75,000 $69,000
5 $87,860 $80,820
6 $100,720 $92,640
7 $113,580 $104,460
8 $126,440 $116,280
Each addl. person add: $12,860 $11,820

Frequently Asked Questions

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Can existing Kinetic by Windstream customers participate in this program?
Yes. If an existing Kinetic customer qualifies for the Affordable Connectivity Program, the credits can be applied to your monthly bill.
Do Tribal lands qualify for the same discounts?
Tribal lands qualify for an up to $75 credit per month.
I already qualify for Lifeline. Can I participate in these Affordable Connectivity Program credits?
Yes. You can receive both the Affordable Connectivity Program and Lifeline benefits at the same time. They may be applied to the same qualifying service or separate services, and you may use ACP and Lifeline benefits with the same service provider or with two different providers. It is important to note that the ACP benefit must be applied to broadband plans, such as qualifying Kinetic by Windstream plans, and that Lifeline may be applied to qualifying voice or broadband services.
If I receive these Affordable Connectivity Program credits, is there a charge if I have to cancel or disconnect my internet service?
No. You cannot be charged an early termination fee if you need to disconnect or cancel internet service.
What if I am currently behind on my internet service bill?
No problem. You cannot be disqualified from receiving these Affordable Connectivity Program credits because of past or present overdue balances.