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)
- SNAP (Food Stamps)
Or, meet the income-based criteria household income less than 135% of federal poverty guidelines.
|Household Members||Household Income|
|For each additional person, add $5,346.|