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The Dunnell Telephone Company, located in Dunnell, Minnesota, is proud to provide superior telephone and internet services to our local customers.
 

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 $7.00 per month discount on home landline telephone service.
Lifeline Program offers a $9.25 per month discount on home landline and internet service or on cell phone service. 

How do I find out if I am Eligible?
Contact your service provider to ask if you Qualify. Consumers enrolled in the following programs ma already be eligible.

* Federal Public Housing
* Medical Assistance
* Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
* Supplemental Security Income
* Veterans Pensions or Survivors Pension Benefits
* Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
* Tribally-Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
* Head Start
* Food Distribution Program

How do I Apply?
You phone service provider can assist you with the application(s) or contact the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission for assistance, consumer.puc@state.mn.us or  651-296-0406 or. 1-800-657-3782

Consumer that are enrolled in the Lifeline program will automatically be enrolled in the TAP program. 

Note:  Consumers that subscribe to broadband service, without also subscribing to Local exchange services (landline phone service), cannot make use of the TAP Credit. 

Note: The Lifeline Credit may be used for broadband internet services in addition to landline services. 
Helpful Websites:
https://mn.gov/puc/telecommunications/telephone-discounts/

www.usac.org/_res/documents/li/pdf/nv/LI_Applicaton_Universalform.pdf

www.usac.org/_res/documents/li/pdf/nv/LI_Worksheet_Universalforms.pdf