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For Students and Families

Affordable Connectivity Program 

The Affordable Connectivity Program  provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.

Families can find out if they qualify by calling the ACP Support Center (877) 384-2575 or by visiting the dual language English/Spanish Wisconsin Public Service Commission ACP Benefit Page. In addition, EducationSuperHighway provides, a pre-enrollment wizard that also helps find participating providers available at a specific address.

Wisconsin Help for Homeowners

The Wisconsin Help for Homeowners Program provides assistance for overdue Internet bills. Eligible households may receive up $40,000 of assistance to help with overdue housing bills.

How to Apply

Public Service Commission Internet Helpline

The Public Service Commission has established an Internet helpline for Wisconsin consumers. Callers can speak directly with a dedicated staff member to learn about options available in their area and discuss eligibility for discounts on critical communications services. Please dial 608-267-3595 to speak with dedicated PSC staff or leave a voicemail.

Phone: 608-267-3595

WiFi Map

This mapping tool displays public WiFi locations that have been self-reported by entities and individuals to the Public Service Commission and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. The map displays hundreds of locations where citizens can go to use WiFi with new locations being added as they become available.

Wisconsin Public Wi-Fi Locations Map Website

For questions about this information, contact Rachel Schemelin (608) 266-5190