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Budget Mobile Free Government Cell Phones

Budget Mobile Free Government Cell Phones

| December 3, 2012

UPDATE: Budget Mobile no longer provides service for free government phones. Budget Mobile has joined the ranks of phone companies offering free government cell phone service. In other words, they participate in the Federal Lifeline/Link Up phone program. In addition to providing a free phone, Budget Mobile offers 250 free airtime minutes. Currently there offering […]

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Conexion Wireless – Free Government Phone

Conexion Wireless – Free Government Phone

| February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

 7/11/13 Update: The Conexion Wireless website is no longer functional.  See our updated post on Conexion Conexion Wireless is another cell phone provider that is approved to offer free government phones and free airtime. Conexion is a regional free government phone provider. They’re currently approved to offer service in Arkansas, Maryland and West Virginia. As a […]

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Care Wireless Free Government Phone Program

Care Wireless Free Government Phone Program

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Update: Care Wireless no longer participates in the free government phone program 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. What Care Wireless Offers As mentioned above, Care Wireless  provides a free cell […]

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Cintex Wireless Free Government Phones

Cintex Wireless Free Government Phones

| February 14, 2012

In addition to the three major free government phone service providers, which are Assurance Wireless, ReachOut wireless and SafeLink Wireless, there are a host of regional free cell phone providers. Cintex Wireless  falls under the category of regional free government phone service provider. As of February 2012, they operate in the states of Arkansas, Maine, […]

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Q Link Wireless – Free Government Phone Service

Q Link Wireless – Free Government Phone Service

| February 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

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. What Q Link […]

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Free and Discount Phones in Washington

Free and Discount Phones in Washington

Residents in the state of Washington can sign up for the Washington Telephone Assistance Program. The WTAP is Washington’s version of the Lifeline/Link-Up phone assistance program. Qualified individuals can sign up to receive discounted phone service. According to the Washington Public Utilities Commission website, eligible residents will pay $8 per month (plus taxes and fees) […]

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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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ReachOut Wireless

ReachOut Wireless

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.

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