Access from AT&T

Access from AT&T provides a low-cost Internet service for low-income households at a cost of $5 or $10 per month, depending on speed and availability.

COST

Those eligible will be given the fastest of the three speed tiers that is available for their address – 10Mbps, 5Mbps or 3Mpbs.   Speeds of 10Mbps and 5Mbps will cost $10/month; 3Mbps, 1.5Mbps and 768Kbps will cost $5/month.

A monthly data allowance of 150GB or 1TB is included with this service and the amount of data will depend on the type and speed of the service. If you exceed this monthly plan allowance, you will be charged $10 for each additional 50GB data used. The $10 will charged even if the entire 50GB isn’t used during that monthly period.

EQUIPMENT

Access from AT&T will provide a Wi-Fi capable modem that broadcasts a wireless signal in your home. You’ll have wireless Internet access for laptops, tablets and smartphones.

A self-installation kit provides step-by-step instructions and a service technician can help at no charge.

ELIGIBILITY

Households that are eligible:

  • Any household with at least one resident who participates in the US Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). California households qualify if a resident receives Supplement Security Income (SSI)
  • With an address in AT&T’s 21-state service area where it offers wireline home internet service and at least one of the five speed tiers mentioned above. Map can be found here
  • No outstanding debt for AT&T fixed internet service within the last six months or outstanding debt incurred under the Access from AT&T program

HOW TO APPLY

Visit att.com/access online or call 855-220-5211 (English) or 855-220-5225 (Spanish).

You will need to provide the following:

  • Identification
  • Address information
  • Proof of SNAP participation (copy of SNAP card or participation/benefits letter)

In California ONLY: receipt of SSI (copy of either an original award letter from SSA or a current Benefit Planning Query statement (PBQY form #SSA-2459)