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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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New York Lifeline Changes

New York Lifeline Changes

| December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Earlier in the year (2012), the National Association on Regulatory Utility Commission sent a letter to all New York Lifeline participants advising them of new rules pertaining to the Lifeline program. The Federal Communications Commission, in an attempt to eliminate waste, fraud and abuse approved a program overhaul.  As a result, every New York government […]

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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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Change in One Per Household Requirement

Change in One Per Household Requirement

| February 27, 2012

On January 31, 2012, the Federal Communications Commission made a few changes to the Lifeline Free Government Phone program. One of the changes that may affect your family’s eligibility is the redefining of the one per household ruling. Federal Lifeline Economic Unit Prior to January 31, 2012, it was mandated that only one Lifeline free […]

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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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