LigTel Communications offers Lifeline Assistance to eligible customers. Lifeline Assistance provides eligible residential customers with a $5.25 discount on monthly local phone service or a $9.25 discount on monthly broadband internet service when selecting a speed package of 25/3 or greater. Exceptions may apply to the speed package, please contact LigTel Communications to inquire. Lifeline Assistance is available to all residential customers who meet the following requirements:
- Customers, their dependents, or their household must be participants in one of the following programs: Medicaid, SNAP, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), federal public housing assistance (Section 8) or the Veteran’s or Survivor’s Pension Benefit.
- In addition, a customer may be eligible if his or her household income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
To apply for Lifeline Assistance, please contact our office at (260) 894-7161. Application forms for Lifeline Assistance are available in our office. Lifeline customers must annually recertify their continued eligibility by the anniversary of their service initiation date.