Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.

Dear Emergency Broadband Program Subscriber

Emergency Broadband Benefit recipients fully enrolled as of December 31, 2021 will automatically continue to receive their current monthly benefit until March 1, 2022. You can learn more about the program transition and steps you may need to take to stay enrolled after March 1st, by visiting fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit.

For any questions regarding changes to your monthly bill, please contact us at 1-800-342-5400 or reach out on our chat feature on our website at www.mhcable.com.

What is the Affordable Connectivity Program?

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households.

Mid-Hudson requires no contracts and as always no data caps.

Do I Qualify?

A household is eligible if a member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below:

  • Has an income that is at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines; or
  • Participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline;
  • Participates in Tribal specific programs, such as Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribal TANF, or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations;
  • Is approved to receive benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision in the 2019-2020, 2020-2021, or 2021-2022 school year;
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year; or
  • Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income program.

Mid-Hudson Cablevision will require a letter of consent to submit to ACP for additional verification of enrollment.
Mid-Hudson is NOT enrolled in the laptop/desktop/tablet purchase discount.

How to Enroll

  1. Go to ACPBenefit.org to submit an application or print out a mail-in application.
  2. Contact Mid-Hudson to select a plan and have the discount applied to your bill.

Eligible households must both apply for the program and contact Mid-Hudson to select a service plan.