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. Qualifying for Discounted Phone Service [...]
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 [...]
The Lifeline/Link-Up government program makes it possible for qualified Missouri residents to receive free cell phones through ReachOut Wireless or SafeLink Wireless. As of this writing (September, 2011) Assurance Wireless does not offer free cell phone service in the state of Missouri. It may change in the future, but if you’re looking for free cell [...]
As a participant of the government’s LifeLine program, ReachOut Wireless offers both free phones and deeply discounted phone service for low-income individuals. In general, ReachOut Wireless offers free phones, but the free phone option is not available in all states. For those states in which they are unable to offer free phones, they offer discounted phone service through their Simple Plan program.