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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 [...]

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. Just like the [...]

Public Utilities Commission

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. The state of Alabama [...]

TSI Phone Service

TSI through Nexus Communications offers discounted phone service to low income individuals. As a member of the LifeLine/Link-Up program, TSI is able to offer up to 50% off of telephone installation and set up plus discounted monthly phone service. TSI does not offer free cell phones. This service applies to home landlines only. The discounted [...]

SafeLink Wireless

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.

Assurance Wireless

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.