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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 March 2012) service in the following states: Arkansas Georgia Illinois Louisiana Maryland [...]

Care Wireless - Illinois free government phones

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. As mentioned above, Care Wireless  provides a free cell phone but they also provide 250 minutes of talk time or the equivalent is 625 text [...]

Illinois

In addition to being able to take advantage of free government phones offered through programs such as ReachOut Wireless and Assurance Wireless, Illinois residents have the option to take advantage of the home phone discount programs as a result of the Lifeline/Link-Up programs. By utilizing the Link-Up program, eligible low-income Illinois residents can receive assistance [...]

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 [...]