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Conexion Wireless

In February of 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 [...]

YourTel

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. The 250 free talk minutes are [...]

Assist Wireless

Assist Wireless is another provider of free government cell phones. Their monthly service is not free, but the rates are extremely reasonable. Assist Wireless can provide such service as a result of the government Lifeline/Link-Up Program. Although they advertise as providing service in Arkansas, Maryland, Missouri and Oklahoma, their website only lists plans for the [...]

Cell Phone

Low income Illinois residents can sign up for discounted phone service through Illinois Telephone Corporation.  The discounted price includes local and long distance service along with Call Waiting and Caller ID. To qualify for one of Illinois Telephone Corporation’s discounted plans, you must be a recipient of at least one of the government assistance programs [...]

Global Connection

Global Connection does not offer free government phones or cell phones, but as a participant in the government Lifeline Program, they are able to offer discounted phone service. If you qualify you can receive discounts ranging from $10 to $13.50 per month depending on the laws in your participating state. If you participate in any [...]

Buggs Island

Qualified residents living in Virginia may reduce their monthly phone bill by $9.25 per month by obtaining service through Buggs Island telephone Cooperative. BIT (Buggs Island Telephone) Communication participates in the federal Lifeline Program, which enables them to offer this discount. To qualify for the reduced phone bill you must receive one of the following [...]

Alaska Communications

Alaska Communications  offers Lifeline benefits to Alaskan residents. Residents who qualify can receive a wireless phone plus unlimited talk and texting for only $1.00 a month (plus fees and state taxes). Even with the fees and taxes, the monthly bill is significantly lower than non-Lifeline phone bills. In order to qualify for the severely discounted [...]