Basic Telephone Service Fee of $21.00 paid by Lifeline Program
Customer only pays taxes and/or fees
(Basic Telephone service includes unlimited local calling. Toll calls are billed at the rate of the Long Distance carrier.)
Customers will need to re-certify annually.  Watch for your Lifeline application in the mail.

Enhanced Lifeline and Expanded Link Up is a program mandated by the FCC and we put into affect on October 1, 2001. The Enhanced Lifeline (E-Lifeline) is a credit that is applied to residential customers basic monthly telephone service cost. The E-Lifeline credit is applied to your account for a period of 12 months and is limited to one E-Lifeline credit per household. The Expanded Link Up credits a portion of the installation charge for new customers only.

E-Lifeline is available to all residential customers who participate in one of the following eligible programs:

  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • National School Free Lunch Program
  • Tribal Food Distribution (FDPIR)
  • BIA General Assistance
  • Head Start Qualifiers (new)
  • Medicaid/AHCCCS
  • SNAP (Food Stamps)
  • SSI
  • TANF

Or, meet the income-based criteria household income less than 135% of federal poverty guidelines.

Household Members Household Income
1 $15,080
2 $20,426
3 $25,772
4 $31,118
5 $36,464
6 $41,810
7 $47,156
8 $52,502
For each additional person, add $5,346.

Click here to download e-Lifeline Application