Telecommunication Device Distribution Program

Pennslyvania Public Utility Commission, Telecommunication Device Distribution

Summary:

The TDDP provides specialized telecommunications devices, such as text telephones and amplifiers, at no charge to qualifying persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, or with speech and language disorders, or with a physical disability that prevents them from using standard telecommunication equipment, who have gross incomes of less than 200% of the federal poverty level. Other qualifications that must be met in order to participate in the TDDP include: Pennsylvania residency, qualified disability, must be at least 6 years old, and must have phone service and the ability to learn how to use the telecommunications device.

Eligible Recipients:

Private Consumer

Eligible Recipients Detail:

Qualifying persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, or with speech and language disorders, or with a physical disability that prevents them from using standard telecommunication equipment, who have gross incomes of less than 200% of the federal poverty level.

Eligible Purpose:

Broadband Enabled Devices (General)

Eligible Purpose Detail:

The TDDP provides specialized telecommunications devices, such as text telephones and amplifiers.