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Budget Mobile Free Government Cell Phones

Budget Mobile Free Government Cell Phones

| December 3, 2012

Budget Mobile  has joined the ranks of phone companies offering free government cell phone service. In other words they participate in the Federal Lifeline/Link Up phone program. In addition to providing a free phone, Budget Mobile offers 250 free airtime minutes. Currently there offering service in the state of: · Arkansas · Georgia · Indiana […]

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Free Phones from Life Wireless

Free Phones from Life Wireless

| March 14, 2012

Life Wireless is another phone service provider offering free government phones along with free airtime. They participate in the federal Lifeline/Link-Up program, which allows them to offer free government phones to qualified households. Being a regional provider, Life Wireless currently offers (as of January, 2015) service in the following states: Arizona Arkansas Colorado Georgia Illinois […]

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Change in One Per Household Requirement

Change in One Per Household Requirement

| February 27, 2012

On January 31, 2012 the Federal Communications Commission made a few changes to the Lifeline Free Government Phone program. One of the changes that may affect your family’s eligibility is the redefining of the one per household ruling. Federal Lifeline Economic Unit Prior to January 31, 2012, it was mandated that only one Lifeline free […]

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Conexion Wireless – Free Government Phone

Conexion Wireless – Free Government Phone

| February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Conexion Wireless is another cell phone provider that is approved to offer free government phones and free airtime. Conexion is a regional free government phone provider. They’re currently approved to offer service in Arkansas, Maryland and West Virginia. As a part of the Lifeline Program, qualified residents will receive a free cell phone along with […]

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Care Wireless Free Government Phone Program

Care Wireless Free Government Phone Program

| February 16, 2012 | 2 Comments

In addition to SafeLink Wireless and ReachOut wireless, Illinois residents can receive free government cell phone along with free airtime from Care Wireless. Care Wireless is powered by Platinum Tel. What Care Wireless Offers As mentioned above, Care Wireless  provides a free cell phone but they also provide 250 minutes of talk time or the […]

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Cintex Wireless Free Government Phones

Cintex Wireless Free Government Phones

| February 14, 2012

In addition to the three major free government phone service providers, which are Assurance Wireless, ReachOut wireless and SafeLink Wireless, there are a host of regional free cell phone providers. Cintex Wireless  falls under the category of regional free government phone service provider. As of February 2012, they operate in the states of Arkansas, Maine, […]

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Q Link Wireless – Free Government Phone Service

Q Link Wireless – Free Government Phone Service

| February 7, 2012 | 7 Comments

There is a newcomer to the free government phone service providers. In the past, qualified individuals could obtain a free government phone and free airtime through Assurance Wireless, SafeLink Wireless or ReachOut Wireless. Now they have another option, Q Link wireless. The Federal Lifeline Program makes the Q Link Wireless service possible. What Q Link […]

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Government Phone Assistance Federal Default States

Government Phone Assistance Federal Default States

| January 5, 2012

Most states provide a state-funded discounted government phone program. What this means is the state, in conjunction with the federal government, contribute to helping residents afford their telephone services. There are a few states, however, that do not have a state-funded program and rely strictly on the federal government to assist residents in obtaining discounted […]

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New York: Free and Discounted Phone Service

New York: Free and Discounted Phone Service

| October 18, 2011

New York residents who meet the eligibility criteria can sign up for free government cell phones through either Assurance Wireless, SafeLink Wireless and more recently Q Link Wireless. As of February 2012, ReachOut Wireless does not offer service in New York. Assurance, Q Link and SafeLink also shipp free airtime units along with the cell […]

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Free and Discounted Phones in Indiana

Free and Discounted Phones in Indiana

| October 3, 2011

If you live in Indiana and meet the eligibility requirements, you can sign up to receive free government cell phones through either SafeLink Wireless or Assurance Wireless (as of this writing, ReachOut Wireless doesn’t offer free cell phones in Indiana). Each cell phone comes with free airtime. The amount of airtime varies depending on plan […]

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