Lifeline Program (CNMI)

Affordable Home Phone and Internet Services


IT&E offers a variety of plans for all residents who qualify for the Lifeline Assistance program. This program was developed to assist eligible individuals acquire and maintain essential communications services. Recipients are able to stay connected with family members, friends, and other acquaintances.



Services offered under the Lifeline Program

Service CNMI
Home Phone Only $12/mo
Home Phone + Internet (10mbps) $62/mo

Eligibility Requirement

Customers applying for the Lifeline Program must present one support document below:

  1. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (Food Stamps) or
  2. Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or
  3. Medicaid or
  4. Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA) or
  5. Veterans Pension or Survivors Benefit Programs

Customers who do not receive any of the federal assistance above may still qualify for the Lifeline Program if their annual household income meets the income level requirements below:





Number in Household Income Level
1 $16,862
2 $22,829
3 $28,796
4 $34,763
5 $40,730
6 $46,697
7 $52,664
8 $58,631
if more than 8, add this amount
for each extra person
Add $5,967



You must provide supporting documents when submitting your application or recertification to your nearest IT&E location.