Nuvera Introduces Connect Assist Credit to Support Lifeline Program Customers Following ACP Discontinuation

New Ulm, Minnesota (May 28, 2024) – In response to the federal government’s Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) discontinuing at the end of May, Nuvera is proud to announce the launch of its new Connect Assist Credit (CAC) program. This initiative aims to provide continued support for customers who are eligible for the Lifeline program, ensuring they maintain access to essential internet services.

As part of the CAC program, eligible customers can acquire internet services for less than $26 per month*. To qualify for this program, customers must present proof of Lifeline qualification to Nuvera. If a customer is not Lifeline approved, apply at Once verified, Nuvera will offer an additional $10 per month Connect Assist Credit to their internet service. This credit applies exclusively to internet services.

“In today’s world, the internet has become an essential service, much like water and electricity. The quality of life for many families depends on reliable internet,” said Glenn Zerbe, President and CEO at Nuvera. “With the discontinuation of the ACP, we are committed to ensuring our customers continue to have access to affordable internet services through our new Connect Assist Credit program.”

Customers interested in learning more about the Connect Assist Credit program should contact Nuvera at 844.354.4111

*Some restrictions may apply. 

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About Nuvera

Nuvera Communications is a leading Minnesota broadband provider headquartered in New Ulm, Minnesota. Nuvera’s state-the-art fiber network provides reliable and affordable residential internet service through both fiber-to-the neighborhood and newly expanding Gig-speed fiber-to-the-home services. Nuvera also provides business services including fiber internet, voice, hosting and managed services. Nuvera serves residents and businesses in New Ulm, Glencoe, Goodhue, Hutchinson, Litchfield, Prior Lake, Redwood Falls, Elko New Market, Savage, Sleepy Eye, Springfield and surrounding communities. Nuvera also serves customers in Aurelia, Iowa. Nuvera is a Fiber Minnesota partner which cooperatively enables connectivity for multi-location business customer locations, wireless towers and network connectively to major internet connection transport points. Nuvera Communications, Inc., is a publicly held corporation. For more information about Nuvera or to purchase stock, visit