Memo: FCC Pauses Voice Lifeline Phase-out and Mobile Broadband Data Capacity Increase… Again
July 17, 2023
The FCC released an Order on July 7, 2023, hitting the pause button on, (1) the support phase-out of Lifeline voice services, and (2) the data capacity increase for mobile broadband, for an additional year. As a result of the pause, the basic lifeline benefit will remain at $5.25 for eligible voice-only service and the minimum service standard for mobile broadband data capacity will remain at 4.5 GB per month until at least December 31, 2024.
Download the full memo for additional information, including the Lifeline Benefit Chart.VPS Memo - Voice Lifeline Phase-out Delayed
For more information, please contact the following members of the Vantage Point Solutions team:
Mara Vasile at 605-995-1828
Courtney Spears at 830-895-7221
Tammie Herrlein at 605-990-1861