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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)

  • 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 determined by the total household income at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

Lifeline offers the following federal “recurring monthly” credits, totaling $5.25 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).

  • The credit amount will not exceed the total Subscriber Line Charge and Residential Local Exchange rate.

For information about the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), click here.

*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:

To apply visit:

For more information about the Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program (NTAP),

please give us a call at 1-800-793-2788, or visit:

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