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Kansas: Discounted or Free Government Cell Phones

Kansas: Discounted or Free Government Cell Phones

| August 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Kansas residents may be eligible to receive free government cell phones along with free talk/text and data through the Lifeline program. The Lifeline program was created to help low-income individuals and families obtain home phone service that otherwise might have been financially difficult to pay for. Free Government Cell Phones As of this writing, August […]

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Idaho Free Government Phones

Idaho Free Government Phones

In 2011 when I first wrote about free government phones in the state of Idaho, there weren’t any. Back then the only phone assistance offered were discounted phone lines. Fortunately, for Idaho residents, things have changed. Several phone providers now offer free smartphones along with free talk minutes, free texting and data. Some plans even […]

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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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Assurance Wireless Program

Assurance Wireless Program

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

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.

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Mississippi: Free and Discounted Phone Service

Mississippi: Free and Discounted Phone Service

| April 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Mississippi residents can take advantage of several free government phone programs. There are the three free cell phone programs (ReachOut Wireless, Assurance Wireless and SafeLink Wireless). In addition to the free programs, residents can take advantage of discounted home landline rates through the LifeLine/Link-Up Program. Installation Charges Qualified Mississippi residents can receive a 50% discount […]

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One Requirement for Receiving Free Government Phones

One Requirement for Receiving Free Government Phones

| April 11, 2011 | 0 Comments

When applying for a free government phone keep in mind there is a process that must be followed. Unfortunately, too often people anxious to receive a free phone attempt to take shortcuts or circumvent the system. One of the requirements for receiving a free government phone is having a valid home address. Whether you’re applying […]

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