Cambridge Telephone Company and Pinpoint Communications, Inc. support the Lifeline program for qualifying low-income customers. Eligible households may receive a discount on their qualifying telephone or broadband service through the Lifeline program.
Eligible households participate in at least one of the following programs or have a child/dependent who participates in one of these programs:
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA), Section 8
Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefit
Tribal Programs (and live on federally-recognized Tribal lands)
Additional eligibility criteria may apply to residents of federally recognized tribal lands. Income based eligibility is based upon the total household income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
Lifeline offers the following federal “recurring monthly” credits, totaling $7.25 for voice services or $9.25 for qualifying broadband services, for each customer eligible for Lifeline Assistance.* An additional credit of $3.50 may be available to qualifying phone customers through the state Lifeline program called NTAP (Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program).
Credit amount will not exceed the total Subscriber Line Charge and Residential Local Exchange rate.
*Credit amount subject to change. Additional charges apply for all toll calls in each plan.
For more information about the Federal Lifeline Program, please give us a call at 1-800-793-2788, or visit: https://www.lifelinesupport.org/ls/
For more information about the Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program (NTAP), please give us a call at 1-800-793-2788, or visit: https://psc.nebraska.gov/telecommunications/nebraska-telephone-assistance-programlifeline