Lifeline: New Minimum Service Standards effective December 1, 2021

Posted on Dec 2, 2021 in Hot Topics

For those who are enrolled in the Federal Communications Commission Lifeline Program, there are updated minimum service standards for mobile and fixed broadband users.

  • Beginning December 1, 2021, the Lifeline minimum service standard for fixed broadband
    data usage will be 1229 GB per month.
  • Beginning December 1, 2021, mobile broadband minimum service standard is continued at 4.5 GB per month, for one year to give the Commission time to evaluate whether circumstances warrant longer-term modifications of the Lifeline program.

For more information on the Lifeline program visit: