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Nevada County California - Helping Low Income Households get Online 22 September 2022 ( news )
Nevada County , state California ( By Press Release office)
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Internet service has become a critical tool in our daily lives and yet , many households struggle to afford it . The Affordable Connectivity Program ( ACP ) is a U . S . government program run by the Federal Communications Commission ( FCC ) to help low - income households pay for internet service and connected devices like a laptop or tablet . This program provides eligible households with the $30/month toward their internet service , and a one - time payment of up to $100 for a laptop , tablet , or desk computer . You are likely eligible if your household’s income is below 200% of the Federal Poverty Line ( so , $55 , 500 for a family of four ) , or if you or someone you live with currently receives a government benefit like SNAP , Medicaid , SSI , WIC , Pell Grant , or Free and Reduced - Price Lunch . Check your eligibility for the program and apply at
affordableconnectivity . gov
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