Archive for May, 2011

Free and Discounted Government Phones in Texas

Free and Discounted Government Phones in Texas

Texas residents have the option to participate in either the free government cell phone program or discounted home phone service. SafeLink Wireless, Q Link Wireless and Assurance Wireless are the three cell phone companies offering free government phones, are approved to do business in the state of Texas (currently, February 2012, ReachOut Wireless is not […]

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Alaska Discounted Phone Services

Alaska Discounted Phone Services

Low-income residents living in Alaska can take advantage of the Lifeline/Link-Up government assisted phone programs. These programs allow qualified individuals to receive discounted phone service. To qualify for the program candidates must participate in one of the following government assistance programs: Medicaid Food Stamp Program Supplemental Security Income Federal Public Housing Assistance Low-Income Home Energy […]

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Virginia Discounted and Free Government Phones

Virginia Discounted and Free Government Phones

Eligible Virginia residents can participate in the Virginia Universal Service Plan. The Virginia Universal Service Plan is also known as the Lifeline/Link-Up program. The Virginia State Corporation Commission and the Federal Communications Commission administer this plan to help low-income individuals obtain affordable phone service. Free Government Phones Because of this program some wireless cell phone […]

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North Carolina Lifeline: Free and Discounted Phone Service

North Carolina Lifeline: Free and Discounted Phone Service

If you live in North Carolina and meet the qualification requirements, you may participate in the Lifeline/Link-Up programs. What this means is that you can receive either a free cell phone or enjoy discounts on your home land line. Qualifying for Lifeline/Link-Up The Lifeline/Link-Up programs were created to help low-income households obtain and maintain home […]

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Delaware: Free and Discounted Government Phones

Delaware: Free and Discounted Government Phones

Delaware residents can take advantage of free cell phone services offered through Assurance Wireless and SafeLink Wireless. These free services are offered to low income individuals as a result of the Lifeline and Link-Up programs. SafeLink and Assurance offer free airtime in addition to the free cell phones. The amount of free airtime units vary […]

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Free and Disounted Government Phones for Michigan Residents

Free and Disounted Government Phones for Michigan Residents

Low-income individuals living in the state of Michigan have quite a few options when it comes to free government cell phones and/or discounted phone service. Free Government Phones Through the Lifeline program, Michigan residents can opt to sign up for free cell phone services as offered through Assurance Wireless, ReachOut Wireless and SafeLink Wireless. All […]

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New Jersey: Discounted and Free Government Phones

New Jersey: Discounted and Free Government Phones

As a result of the Lifeline and Link-Up government programs, New Jersey residents can take advantage of free government phones offered through SafeLink Wireless, Assurance Wireless or Q Link Wireless. In addition to free government phones, New Jersey residents who qualify may sign up for discounted phone service through local New Jersey phone companies. Qualifications […]

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Alabama Free and Discounted Government Phones

Alabama Free and Discounted Government Phones

Alabama residents who are having a difficult time paying their phone bills may qualify for the Alabama Lifeline/Link-Up program. Lifeline/Link-Up is a federal program administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The purpose is to provide telephone service for low income individuals and families. Free Government Phones The […]

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South Carolina Free/Discounted Government Phones

South Carolina Free/Discounted Government Phones

Qualified residents in South Carolina have the option to select from a few government phone programs. Just recently (January, 2011) Assurance Wireless was approved to offer free government phones in the state. Prior to January, 2011, the only free government phone program approved in South Carolina was the Safelink Wireless program. Now South Carolina residents […]

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