General Policies



Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program and Federal Lifeline Program

The Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program (NTAP) is available for qualifying customers to reduce the cost of local phone service by up to $8.75 per month ($5.25 Federal Lifeline and $3.50 from NTAP).

ELIGIBILITY:  To qualify for NTAP, a consumer must participate in ONE of the following programs:

  • Supplemental nutrition assistance program (SNAP)
  • Medicaid (Children’s Health Insurance Programs)
  • Supplemental security income (SSI)
  • Federal Public housing assistance (FPHA)
  • Veterans Pension or Survivors Pension
  • Income at or below 135% of poverty level

 APPLICATION FOR SERVICE:  A customer may apply for Lifeline through a consumer portal at, mailing in a paper application to the USAC Lifeline Support Center, or by working with your service provider.

After qualifying for Federal Lifeline Support a customer may receive the state NTAP credit for local phone service by mailing a signed a Citizenship Attestation Form to:


PO Box 94927

Lincoln, NE  68509-4927

If a Nebraska customer qualifies for Lifeline with voice service, and also subscribes to a Broadband service with a minimum speed of 25/3 Mbps they may qualify for a ($9.25 Federal Lifeline and $3.50 from NTAP) credit per month.

If you have any questions regarding telecommunications services, please contact our office. 

523 Niobrara Avenue; Hemingford, NE  69348

 (308) 487-5500 or toll free (877) 266-2487

Revised 12-01-2020

Downloadable forms (PDF) available below:

Hemingford Cooperative
Telephone Company
Mobius Communications

523 Niobrara Ave.
PO Box 246
Hemingford, NE 69348