What is the Lifeline program?
Arapahoe Telephone Company and ATC Communications support the Lifeline program for qualifying low-income customers. Eligible households may receive a discount on their qualifying telephone or broadband service through the Lifeline program.
Eligible households participate in at least one of the following programs or have a child/dependent who participates in one of these programs:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA), Section 8
- Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit
- Tribal Programs (and live on federally-recognized Tribal lands)
Lifeline offers the following federal “recurring monthly” credits, totaling $5.25 for voice-only services, or $9.25 for voice bundled with Internet. * An additional credit of $3.50 may be available to qualifying phone customers through the state Lifeline program called NTAP (Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program).
- The credit amount will not exceed the total Subscriber Line Charge and Residential Local Exchange rate.
*Credit amount subject to change. Additional charges apply for all toll calls in each plan.
For more information about the Federal Lifeline Program, please visit:
To apply visit:
For more information about the Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program (NTAP), please visit: