Eligible Services

All designated providers of Lifeline-supported service must provide broadband internet access support (BIAS) that meets the minimum service standards unless they complete the forbearance process with the FCC. Service providers may also offer Lifeline-supported voice service to their subscribers.

Below is a list of the eligible service types and packages that service providers may offer their subscribers:

Service Type Description
Voice Subscriber is provided a Voice only service that meets the minimum service standards.
Broadband Subscriber is provided a Broadband only service that meets the minimum service standards.
Bundled Voice Subscriber is provided a Voice and Broadband service that meets the Voice minimum service standards only.
Bundled Broadband Subscriber is provided a Voice and Broadband service that meets the Broadband minimum service standards only.
Bundled Voice and Broadband Subscriber is provided a Voice and Broadband service that meets both the Voice and Broadband minimum service standards.