Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)

SPECIAL NOTICE: On March 4, 2024, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced that the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is ending.

Your May 1, 2024 bill is the last one you will receive that includes the $30 ACP benefit.

After that, 3 Rivers’ regular rate, terms and conditions will apply. You may cancel 3 Rivers’ service or switch to another provider with no penalty at any time.

3 Rivers stopped accepting new ACP subscribers on February 7, 2024, per the FCC.

If you have any questions, please call 3 Rivers or visit or

The Affordable Connectivity Program provides:

· Up to $30/month discount for broadband service;

· Up to $75/month discount for households on qualifying Tribal lands

Who is eligible?

A household is eligible if a member of the household meets at least one of the criteria below:

  • Has an income that is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines;
  • Participates in certain assistance programs, such as SNAP, Medicaid, Federal Public Housing Assistance, SSI, WIC, or Lifeline;
  • Participates in one of several Tribal specific programs, such as Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Tribal Head Start (only households meeting the relevant income qualifying standard), Tribal TANF, or Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations;
  • Is approved to receive benefits under the free and reduced-price school lunch program or the school breakfast program, including through the USDA Community Eligibility Provision; or
  • Received a Federal Pell Grant during the current award year.

Two-Steps to Enroll

  1. Go to to submit an application or print out a mail-in application here; and
  2. Contact 3 Rivers at 406-467-2535 or 800-796-4567 to select a plan and have the discount applied to your bill.

Visit for a consumer FAQ and other ACP resources.