Lifeline Program Waivers in Response to the Pandemic Extended through 12-31-2021

23 September 2021

On September 22, 2021, the FCC released a waiver to ensure low-income consumers continue to have access to affordable communications services needed for telemedicine, telework, and online learning during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This waiver extends the previous Lifeline waivers set to expire on September 30, 2021, through December 31, 2021.

For more information, please visit the Department's Lifeline Telecommunications Program webpage or the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) Lifeline COVID-19 Response webpage