The Lifeline Discount Program

Assistance for Qualifying Low-Income Customers

The Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program (NTAP) provides reduced rates on monthly broadband charges to qualified low-income subscribers. 

  • To be eligible for the program, you must participate in one of the following: Medicaid, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Federal Housing Assistance, or the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

If you have any questions or would like an application, contact your local Health and Human Services agency caseworker or the Nebraska Public Service Commission at 1-800-526- 0017.

Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program Terms and Conditions

pdfNTAP-Terms-and-Conditions.pdf

Assistance for Qualifying Customers on Tribal Land

The FCC provides federal broadband assistance to low income customers on tribal lands, providing a discounted amount per primary connection for qualifying tribal residents. Qualifying Great Plains Communications customers living on tribal land receive a discount on their broadband bill that reduces the basic local service rate to $1.00 per month. The connection charge (up to $70) will be waived.

  • If you qualify for tribal land assistance, please call Great Plains Communications toll free at 1-855- 853-1483 to request an enrollment form, or contact your local Bureau of Indian Affairs office.

*The broadband assistance rates quoted in this notice are subject to change according to future FCC filings or changes in the local service rates and service connection charges by Great Plains Communications.