Get low-cost high-speed internet for your home. It's easy!
We are an official provider of the FCC’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a federal government subsidy that provides up to a $30 monthly credit for internet services to qualifying households.
Step 1: Enroll & Qualify
Enroll in ACP and get your approval code for your credit.
Apply today at: GetInternet.gov
Step 2: Call to Get Started
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The choice is yours – fiber or cable modem internet depending on where you live and your desired speed.
Provide your Application ID and you will receive up to a $30 credit on your monthly bill.
Rainier Connect participates in the Affordable Connectivity program (ACP) and qualifying households can receive up to a $30 credit for internet service each month.
A household is eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program if the household income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines, or if a member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below:
- Participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program (Section 8 Vouchers), Project-Based Rental Assistance (PBRA)/202/811, Public Housing, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline;
- Participates in the Free and Reduced-Price School Lunch Program or School Breakfast Program, including at U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Community Eligibility Provision schools.
- Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year;
- Participates in Tribal specific programs, such as Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribal TANF, Affordable Housing Programs for American Indians, Alaska Natives or Native Hawaiians, or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations; or
- Meets the eligibility criteria for a participating provider’s existing low-income internet program.
The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount per household, which is defined as any individual or group of individuals who are living together at the same address and share income and expenses. Learn more and find a household worksheet at AffordableConnectivity.gov/do-i-qualify/what-is-a-household/
Yes. You can also combine these benefits with other state and local benefits where available. They can be applied to the same qualifying service or separately to a Lifeline service and an Affordable Connectivity Program service with the same or different providers. For example, an eligible household could have a Lifeline-supported mobile phone service and a separate home internet service that is supported through the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Go to GetInternet.gov to submit an application or print out a mail-in application.
Once you are approved, call us during business hours at 253.683.4100 and provide your approval code. We can help you select the internet option of your choice and up to a $30 credit will be applied to your account each month you have selected to use Rainier Connect as your ACP provider and you remain eligible for the program.
The ACP program allows you to select the internet that best meets the needs of your family. The choice is yours, each month you remain eligible for the program, up to a $30 credit will be applied to your internet bill.
Yes, you can apply for the benefit and once approved, you will be eligible for up to a $30 monthly credit for services.
If you choose an internet plan that is more than your $30 monthly credit you will be responsible for the payments. After 90 consecutive days of non-payment your ACP-supported internet service may be disconnected and you will owe any remaining account balance.
Yes, you can select as many services as you would like, but only internet services are eligible for the up to $30 credit. All services will come on a single bill.
Yes, if you qualify for the ACP program, once you are verified and provide the required documentation you can receive up to a $30 monthly credit for your eligible internet services.
Terms and Conditions: Proof of eligibility to participate in the ACP is required. The ACP benefit and all credits only apply to a single internet speed plan. ACP benefit will only apply up to a $30 credit on the internet portion of the bill, a monthly payment may be required and will be reflected on the billing statement. Price includes a $2.00 paperless billing discount. Prices do not include taxes, surcharges and additional fees. Services are subject to Rainier Connect terms and conditions. Internet service is limited to a single outlet. Prices shown do not include installation charges. Speeds may vary based on customer equipment. Customer equipment must meet minimum requirements. Must have an approved DOCSIS 3.1 certified modem. Routers may affect performance depending on model and type. All Internet services are subject to our Internet Service Acceptable-Use Policy.
* Observed speeds may vary | Excludes surcharges and fees | Equipment extra