Affordable Connectivity Program

BrightRidge Broadband is participating in the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP). You may be eligible for up to $30/month towards your Broadband service.

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program that provides a discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. Follow the steps on our website to apply for the Affordable Connectivity Program and have the program credit applied to your broadband bill. You must be an existing BrightRidge Customer or have an upcoming activation. Visit to learn how to apply. If you need to sign up for BrightRidge Broadband service, please call 423-952-5000.

Based on Your Income

You are eligible for the ACP if your income is 200% or less than the Federal Poverty Guidelines. The guideline is based on your household size and state. To learn more about ACP income guidelines, please visit:

Qualifying Programs

If even one person in a household receives, qualifies for, or participates in any of the below programs, the entire household is eligible for the ACP Program.
• Medicaid
• USDA School Breakfast/Lunch Program
• Lifeline Program
• Tribal Programs for Residents on Qualifying Tribal Lands
• Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
• Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
• Pell Grant Funding
• Federal Public Housing Assistance

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