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Oregon Telephone Assistance Program (OTAP)

Oregon Telephone Assistance Program (OTAP)

| February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the state of Oregon, low-income residents have three options when it comes to affordable phone services.  OTAP, which stands for Oregon’s Telephone Assistance Program, is the state’s  Federal Lifeline program. The three phone service options are as follows: Discounted Landline Service Discounted Wireless Service Free Wireless Service Discounted Landline Service Participating telephone service providers […]

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Illinois Telephone Corporation – Discounted Phone Service

Illinois Telephone Corporation – Discounted Phone Service

| February 9, 2018

Low-income Illinois residents can sign up for discounted phone service through Illinois Telephone Corporation.  The discounted price includes unlimited local calls and 500 minutes of combined local-toll and long distance calls per month. The plan also includes Call Waiting and Caller ID. Lifeline/Linkup Plans To qualify for one of Illinois Telephone Corporation’s discounted plans, you […]

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Global Connection Lifeline Discounted Phone Service

Global Connection Lifeline Discounted Phone Service

| January 8, 2013

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 […]

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Virginia Lifeline – BIT Communication

Virginia Lifeline – BIT Communication

| January 3, 2013

Qualified residents living in Virginia may reduce their monthly phone bill by $9.25 per month by obtaining service through Buggs Island telephone Cooperative. BIT (Buggs Island Telephone) Communication participates in the federal Lifeline Program, which enables them to offer this discount. Qualification Criteria To qualify for the reduced phone bill you must receive one of […]

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Alaska Lifeline Phone Service

Alaska Lifeline Phone Service

| December 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Update: Alaska Communications no longer participates in the free government phone program Alaska Communications  offers Lifeline benefits to Alaskan residents. Residents who qualify can receive a wireless phone plus unlimited talk and texting for only $1.00 a month (plus fees and state taxes). Even with the fees and taxes, the monthly bill is significantly lower […]

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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 number of free airtime units vary from […]

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NY Discounted Phone Rates

NY Discounted Phone Rates

| April 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

In addition to taking advantage of the free cell phone service provided by SafeLink Wireless and Assurance Wireless, New York residents who qualify can take advantage of discounted landline phone rates as a result of the Lifeline program. Through Xchange Telecom, low-income New York residents can reduce their monthly phone bill and offset their phone […]

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California’s LifeLine Telephone Program

California’s LifeLine Telephone Program

Unlike the other free government phone programs, California’s LifeLine Telephone Program does not offer free phones, cell phones or free phone service. Instead, they offer deeply discounted home phone service with no credit check, no deposit and no contract.

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