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Lifeline Program

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

  • Medicaid

  • 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 $9.25, 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 or visit: https://www.lifelinesupport.org/ls/

For more information about the Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program (NTAP), please call the Nebraska Public Service Commission at (800) 526-0017, (402) 471-3101, or visit:  https://psc.nebraska.gov/telecommunications/nebraska-telephone-assistance-programlifeline