FAQ - How To Qualify For enTouch Wireless ACP

How To Qualify For enTouch Wireless ACP

How To Qualify For enTouch Wireless ACP

Those who qualify for the enTouch Wireless ACP program can receive free phone and phone services from the company, and with this article, we will provide you with all the information about this program and how you can apply.

So, without any further ado, let’s get started –

What Is The enTouch Wireless ACP Program?

enTouch Wireless is a telecommunication, phone, and wireless service provider MVNO company using other carriers’ networks to provide its services. enTouch Wireless is a major participant in the federal government’s Affordable Connectivity Program ACP and offers free government phone and phone services to those who qualify for the program.

The Affordable Connectivity Program ACP  is a government support program that offers monthly discounts on broadband internet service for low-income households. The ACP program provides a discount of up to $30 to eligible households on broadband Internet service, which is expandable up to $75 monthly for eligible families on Tribal lands.

In addition, ACP-qualifying families are entitled to a one-time discount of up to $100 on certain internet-connecting devices such as tablets, desktop computers, or laptops with a co-pay of $10-$50.

These ACP services are provided by various wireless service providers, such as enTouch Wireless,  Cricket WirelessSafeLink Wireless, T-Mobile, Verizon, and more, to help people who cannot afford their Internet bills.

enTouch Wireless also participates in the Lifeline Program and offers its benefits to eligible customers. However, there is a slight difference between enTouch Wireless ACP and Lifeline which we have discussed in the next section.

Difference Between enTouch Wireless ACP And Lifeline

Difference Between enTouch Wireless ACP And Lifeline

Lifeline Program and ACP are federal government support programs established by FCC (Federal Communication Commission) to help people access the Internet at an affordable price. While Lifeline is an old program, ACP is a new program covering a broader area.

Those who qualify for enTouch Wireless ACP get a monthly internet discount of $30 or $75 on Tribal lands to qualified families. On the other hand, the enTouch Wireless lifeline provides a monthly discount of up to $9.25, expandable up to $34.25 for Tribal land-qualified people in every state where the provider offers the benefits.

enTouch Wireless Lifeline program participants are also qualified for  ACP and can combine the benefits of both Lifeline and ACP. Those who choose Lifeline and ACP Combo Plan can receive a free smartphone with their monthly service.

Qualifying Requirements Of enTouch Wireless ACP

To get enTouch Wireless ACP benefits, you must qualify for the program by meeting its eligibility criteria.

First, you must meet the prerequisites required to enroll for the ACP. These include.

  • You must be 18 years old or more.
  • You must be a citizen of the state where you apply for enTouch Wireless ACP.

Once you meet the above conditions, you can qualify for enTouch Wireless ACP by meeting one of the program-specific requirements.

Income requirement

You or your family’s annual income should be at or below 200% of the federal poverty guidelines.

Program requirement

If you don’t qualify on an income basis, You can qualify for enTouch Wireless ACP as another government program beneficiary. You can check your participation in the following programs to be eligible for ACP.

  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Medicaid
  • Lifeline Assistance Program
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, Children (WIC) Program
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
  • Reduced-price or free school lunch programs or the breakfast program
  • Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (BIA)
  • Tribal Head Start (only families meeting the qualifying income standard)
  • Tribal TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families)
  • Receives Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance

In addition, you are ACP eligible if you receive benefits under the Federal Pell Grant during the current award year.

What Are The Benefits Of The enTouch Wireless ACP Program?

What Are The Benefits Of The enTouch Wireless ACP Program

Below we have mentioned all the benefits you will receive when you qualify for the enTouch Wireless ACP program.

  • With ACP, you can get a monthly broadband discount of $30 and $75 for Tribal people.
  • ACP offers a one-time discount of $100 to buy internet-using devices like smartphones and tablets. However, you must pay at least $10 and a maximum of $50 towards the device’s purchase price.
  • You will receive Unlimited Talk, text, data, and Free hotspots with the free phone.

Service Plans enTouch Wireless Offer With ACP

Below we have mentioned all the service plans you will receive as an ACP beneficiary.

Tribal (CA) ACP-only plan Unlimited text, unlimited talk, and 14 GB of Data
Non-Tribal (CA) ACP-only plan Unlimited text, unlimited talk, and 8 GB of Data
Tribal (Non-CA) ACP-only plan Unlimited text, unlimited talk, and 15.5 GB of Data
Non-Tribal (Other, excluding OR, KY, PR) ACP-only plan Unlimited text, unlimited talk, and 5.5 GB of Data
Non-Tribal (KY) ACP-only plan Unlimited text, unlimited talk, and 6.5 GB data

In addition, enTouch Wireless offers the following ACP and Lifeline combined service plans wherever available.

Tribal (CA) ACP + Lifeline combined service Plan Unlimited text, unlimited Talk, and unlimited data
Non-Tribal (CA) ACP + Lifeline combined service plan Unlimited text, unlimited Talk, and unlimited data
Tribal (Non-CA) ACP + Lifeline combined service plan Unlimited text, unlimited Talk, and unlimited data
Non-Tribal (Other, excluding OR, KY, PR) ACP + Lifeline combined service plan Unlimited Talk, unlimited text, and 10GB data
Non-Tribal (KY) ACP + Lifeline combined service Plan Unlimited Talk, Unlimited text, and 11GB

FAQ About enTouch Wireless ACP

What phones work with enTouch wireless?

The following phones work with enTouch Wireless:

  • Motorola E5
  • Galaxy A20
  • REVVL 4
  • Google Pixel 3A
  • Samsung Galaxy S7
  • Samsung Galaxy S8
  • Samsung Galaxy S9
  • Moxee m2160
  • Schok Volt SV55
  • L51
  • Moto G Pure
  • ZTE Quest

How do I get a government phone?

You can get a government phone by qualifying for the Lifeline or Affordable Connectivity Program ( ACP).

What network does enTouch wireless use?

enTouch Wireless uses the Verizon network.

Can ACP be applied to mobile and the Internet?

Yes. ACP can be applied to mobile and the Internet. All ACP-eligible households can pay zero for home or mobile Internet after applying the ACP benefit to their account.

Can I qualify for enTouch Wireless ACP as a FoodStamp beneficiary?

Yes. Since you already receive benefits from a government support program, you are eligible to apply for enTouch Wireless ACP.

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