Affordable Options


Find Affordable Internet Options in New York State


Many internet providers offer low-cost internet to customers in their service areas if they meet specific eligibility requirements.  Click here to search for internet providers in your county that provide low-cost plans. 


Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program replaced the Emergency Broadband Benefit on December 31, 2021.  Congress created the Affordable Connectivity Program, a new long-term program, to replace the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program. This investment in broadband affordability will help ensure we can afford the connections we need for a long time.

Households enrolled in the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program as of 12/31/21 will continue to receive their current monthly benefit during a 60-day transition period.  Learn more about the Affordable Connectivity Program by visiting



Lifeline is a federal program that lowers the monthly cost of phone or internet service.  Eligible consumers can get up to $9.25 off the cost of phone, internet, or bundled services.  Learn more about Lifeline