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Idaho Free Government Phones

Idaho Free Government Phones

In 2011 when I first wrote about free government phones in the state of Idaho, there weren’t any. Back then the only phone assistance offered were discounted phone lines. Fortunately, for Idaho residents, things have changed. Several phone providers now offer free smartphones along with free talk minutes, free texting and data. Some plans even […]

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Oregon Telephone Assistance Program (OTAP)

Oregon Telephone Assistance Program (OTAP)

| February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the state of Oregon, low-income residents have three options when it comes to affordable phone services.  OTAP, which stands for Oregon’s Telephone Assistance Program, is the state’s  Federal Lifeline program. The three phone service options are as follows: Discounted Landline Service Discounted Wireless Service Free Wireless Service Discounted Landline Service Participating telephone service providers […]

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Illinois Telephone Corporation – Discounted Phone Service

Illinois Telephone Corporation – Discounted Phone Service

| February 9, 2018

Low-income Illinois residents can sign up for discounted phone service through Illinois Telephone Corporation.  The discounted price includes unlimited local calls and 500 minutes of combined local-toll and long distance calls per month. The plan also includes Call Waiting and Caller ID. Lifeline/Linkup Plans To qualify for one of Illinois Telephone Corporation’s discounted plans, you […]

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Safelink Wireless Program

Safelink Wireless Program

| February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

SafeLink Wireless was created by the folks at TracFone to provide free wireless phone service to folks who qualify. Prior to the advancement in wireless technology, the Lifeline program only pertained to land lines. With advancing technology and societal life style changes, TracFone realized that more and more people would benefit more from a free cell phone than free land line and thus created SafeLink Wireless.

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StandUP Wireless Free Cell Phone

StandUP Wireless Free Cell Phone

| February 4, 2018

StandUP Wireless is another company offering free government cell phones with free talk time. As of this writing, February 2018, Stand Up Wireless operates in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wisconsin. As part […]

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TerraCom Wireless Free Phones

TerraCom Wireless Free Phones

| February 3, 2018

TerraCom Wireless is another player in the free wireless phone arena. They participate in the government Lifeline program and offer free cell phones along with at least 500 minutes of free talk time to qualified individuals. Currently (as of February 2018), they provide free cell phone service in the following states: Arkansas Arizona Colorado Indiana Illinois […]

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Assurance Wireless Program

Assurance Wireless Program

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Assurance Wireless is a program whereby qualified applicants can receive free government phones. Backed by Virgin Mobile and supported by the Lifeline Assistance program, Assurance Wireless is able to help low income individuals by providing cell phones and free talk airtime.

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Free Phones from Life Wireless

Free Phones from Life Wireless

| January 14, 2018

Life Wireless is another phone service provider offering free government phones (Android Smartphone) along with free airtime. They participate in the federal Lifeline/Link-Up program, which allows them to offer free government phones to qualified households. Life Wireless Regions Being a regional provider, Life Wireless currently offers (as of January 2018) service in the following states: […]

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What Happened to Conexion Wireless?

What Happened to Conexion Wireless?

In 2012, we wrote a post on Conexion Wireless. Back then they were a free government phone provider. However, since that time, something happened because their website is no longer up and running. In reviewing the Better Business Bureau’s  information, Conexion Wireless was given an A rating. It also listed the phone number and mailing […]

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Free Cell Phone with YourTel Wireless

Free Cell Phone with YourTel Wireless

Yourtel Wireless is now TerraCom Wireless. If you live in Illinois, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Washington, Missouri, Maine, Kansas or Rhode Island and meet the eligibility criteria, you can obtain a free government phone from YourTel Wireless. YourTel participates in the government’s Lifeline program and offers free cell phones along with 250 minutes of free talk time. […]

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