Important Information

Need Utility Assistance? 

A quick and easy form for up to 12 months if utility assistance. Need utility assistance? If you are a renter and were impacted by COVID please complete this form and submit it to the specific utility company for processing.

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Internet Utility Assistance 

As of May 12, 2021, eligible households will be able to enroll in the program to receive a monthly discount of $50 or $75 for Tribal off the cost of broadband service from an approved provider. Eligible households can enroll by visiting

 Internet Assistance 

Kit Carson Internet is proud to be a Lifeline Service Provider. For internet assistance, get pre-approved at

All program changes and requirements come from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and USAC, not Kit Carson Internet.  For more information, please visit the USAC website.

Richard A Martinez


Richard Martinez, graduated from Taos High School with the class of 1994. He studied electric engineering at NMSU, where he received his bachelor’s degree in 2002. After college he was employed by El Paso Electric, followed by the White Sands Testing Facility NASA Site. He continued his education in 2006, receiving his Masters of Business Arts in 2008. He began his KCEC career as System Engineer in August of 2008. He was promoted to COO in 2012.

Richard is married to Cindy Tafoya Martinez. They have an eight-year-old daughter, Haley. He is an active member of the Kiwanis Club since 2010 and enjoys spending time with his family.