Indy residents now eligible for federal broadband assistance


INDIANAPOLIS — AT&T and Cricket Wireless announced Friday that Indianapolis households are now available to receive federal broadband assistance.
AT&T and Cricket Wireless opened enrollment for the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) Friday, allowing residents to receive discounted internet service if approved by the federal government’s National Verifier.

According to AT&T’s website, “Under the ACP, the maximum monthly benefit will change to up to $30 per month for eligible households. The monthly benefit will remain at $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Existing EBB customers will continue to receive monthly benefits of up to $50 per month through March 1.”

How to sign up: Apply to the National Verifier at to see if you are eligible. If approved, you will be able to order new AT&T Internet or prepaid wireless service, or have the monthly benefit applied to your existing service.

More details on the process are available at and

Note: This is only available through the internet services of AT&T and Cricket Wireless.

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