What is the Affordable Connectivity Program?

The Affordable Connectivity Program is a federal program designed to help qualifying families pay for broadband service. ACP eligible households can get a discount of $30 per month off their monthly service fee.


What determines eligibility?

To qualify for eligibility, you must be enrolled in specific government assistance programs including SNAP, Medicaid, WIC, and more. You can also qualify based on Lifeline benefits status or household income .


Steps to Apply for ACP

Make sure that Sail Internet can serve you by visiting sailInternet.com and checking your address for serviceability. Once you have confirmed you are in our service area, follow these steps:

Apply for ACP eligibility by visiting the National Verifier
Sign up for internet service with Sail
Contact Sail Support to make sure your $30 ACP discount is applied to your monthly bills


Frequently Asked Questions

  • Visit the National Verifier to submit an online application (or)
  • Visit AffordableConnectivity.gov to print a mail-in application.
  • Once you have received your ACP approval and (proof) sign up for Sail online or call us at (844) 438-8484 to select a service plan and have the discount applied to your bill.
  • If you schedule your installation online, please remember to call Sail to apply your ACP monthly discount.
  • Please note that it is mandatory to complete all steps to receive the Affordable Connectivity Program discount.
  • Yes. Whether you are a new or existing customer, you will need to contact Sail customer service to either select your service plan and/or provide proof of your ACP eligibility.
  • Yes, furthermore, these benefits can be combined with other state and local programs where available, and they can be applied to one or more services (e.g., home internet, mobile phone, etc.) offered by the same or multiple providers.
  • The ACP discount is available to eligible new and existing customers. Once your application is approved you can call Sail’s customer service line to apply the discount to your existing account.
  • Yes. You are responsible for any amount over $30 per month (or over $75 per month on Tribal lands) for internet service under the Affordable Connectivity Program.
  • The program was designed as a permanent extension of the Emergency Broadband Benefit program and there is currently no end date.

*Internet upload and download speeds are not guaranteed and may vary based on connection type and other factors outside of Sail Internet's control. Free standard installation applies to all residential orders. However, any custom wiring requests may result in a custom wiring fee which will be communicated prior to installation. Offer good for new customers only. New customers will not have had Sail Internet services within the past 60 days. $10 off per month promotional pricing is available on and applied to all speeds for the first 12 months of service. Additional promotions are applied concurrently, not consecutively. First month free includes internet service fees and will be applied to your account within the first 60 days of service. Offer expires 11/21/22.

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