Lifeline (a federal program available from Golden West), includes broadband Internet or telephone. Lifeline provides a monthly discount towards Internet or phone services for qualifying customers. This discount can also be applied to a SmartPAK bundles with Internet.
The Tribal Lifeline and Link-Up programs allow for discounts for qualified consumers living on Tribal lands.
What do the programs provide?
LIFELINE provides eligible subscribers with a monthly credit of $9.25 on the basic service portion of their Internet or telephone bill. Lifeline subscribers may also receive blocking of long distance calls on their telephone line at no charge.
TRIBAL LIFELINE assistance for residents of tribal lands provides eligible subscribers with a up to $34.25 monthly discount for Internet or telephone service. CIF (Hearing Impaired Service) and 911 fees still apply. Lifeline subscribers may also receive blocking of long distance calls on their telephone line at no charge.
TRIBAL LINK-UP provides eligible tribal land subscribers with reduced connection charges for their basic home telephone service. This discount is 100 percent of the applicable charges up to $100.00. It does not cover the cost of wiring inside your home and is limited to one time per home address per subscriber.
To see if you are eligible for Lifeline, please review the information on the links listed above. Call us at 1-855-888-7777 for more assistance.
Lifeline basic monthly phone services are still available, but only one Lifeline benefit per household is permitted You cannot transfer your Lifeline discount to someone else, even if he or she is eligible. CIF - Hearing Impaired Service, Long Distance, 911 fees and other applicable charges still apply. Lifeline subscribers may also block long distance calls on their phone line.