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About the ACP Wind Down

What is Happening to the ACP? 

The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), established to support discounted internet service for qualifying low-income households, is set to wind down. The ACP is expected to continue providing benefits until April 2024, unless Congress renews the program. The allocated $14.2 billion is projected to run out by this date. 

What does the wind-down mean for ACP households? 

  • No new enrollments after February 7, 2024, at 8:59pm Pacific Time. 
  • Enrolled households before this date will continue receiving benefits until ACP funds run out, as long as they remain eligible. 

What should ACP households expect?

  • ACP households will receive benefits until funding runs out.
  • Internet providers and the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) will send notices to ACP households regarding:
    • The end of ACP benefits
    • Impact on the bill
    • Options for changing or discontinuing service

At the end of March: 

  • Contact your provider to explore staying on the same plan or switching to other low-cost options.

When funding runs out (estimated in April):

  • You’ll be responsible for paying the entire monthly Internet bill. 
  • Reach out to your provider to explore affordable options that keep you connected.

How can you stay informed and take action?

  • Contact your Internet Service Provider (ISP) for information on your monthly bill and available options.
  • Check your inbox for emails from FCC, USAC, and your ISP. Visit and for updates.
  • Visit our ACP FAQs page for guidance on the wind-down process and retaining internet service after ACP ends.
  • Contact our ACP hotline or USAC directly for any other questions about the ACP wind-down and your ACP benefit:
    • RivcoConnect ACP Hotline: 866-922-1016
    • USAC ACP Support Center: 877-384-2575


How can you help Save ACP?

Use the  platform to email your representatives. Let them know that over 22 million households are at risk of disconnection without ACP benefits.

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