Telephone Assistance Plan

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Telephone Discounts Can Help You Stay In Touch

Minnesota's Telephone Assistance Plan (TAP) and the federal LIFELINE Program help make telephone service affordable to low-income consumers.

TAP offers a $10.00 per month discount on home landline telephone service. 

Minnesota TAP Application

The federal Lifeline Program offers a monthly discount of $5.25 on landline telephone service or $9.25 on a wireless telephone service or $9.25 on a broadband internet service account. 

Lifeline recipients will be automatically enrolled in the TAP program.

Lifeline credits may be used to reduce the price of broadband internet service in addition to reducing the price of landline service.

Lifeline Application (English)

Aplicación Lifeline (Español)

How do I apply?

For more information or to request an application you can go to or call 800-234-9473. Once you receive confirmation that you qualify call Albany Mutual Telephone at 320-845-2101 to be enrolled and begin receiving the monthly discount.

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