Low-income Oklahoma residents who qualify can utilize the services as offered through the Lifeline/Link Up programs. Although Oklahoma doesn’t currently participate in the free cell phone program, it does offer qualified residents an enhanced Lifeline/Link Up program. Before we discuss the enhanced programs, let’s talk about what qualified Oklahoma residents get: Discounted Installation Costs Through […]
In addition to being able to take advantage of free government phones offered through programs such as ReachOut Wireless and Assurance Wireless, Illinois residents have the option to take advantage of the home phone discount programs as a result of the Lifeline/Link-Up programs. By utilizing the Link-Up program, eligible low-income Illinois residents can receive assistance […]
Low income North Dakota residents may qualify for discounted home phone service through the government sponsored LifeLine/Link-Up program. Unlike several other states that can take advantage of free cell phones, North Dakota residents may only receive discounted rates on their home phone line. What LifeLine Offers Qualified North Dakota residents may waive part of the […]
As of this writing, April, 2011, Louisiana doesn’t have a free government phone program. What they do have is a discounted program. As indicated on the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates website, there are 9 states that only offer discount phone service in accordance with the federal LifeLine program and Louisiana is one […]
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 […]
Oregon does not have a free government phone program, but like a few other states, they offer discounts on phone installation and monthly plans. Oregon offers up to $13.50 discount off of the monthly home phone bill for those who qualify. Additionally, through Link-Up America participants can cut phone installation and connection charges in half […]
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.