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Oklahoma Discounted Government Phones

Oklahoma Discounted Government Phones

| April 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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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 land line rates through the LifeLine/Link-Up Program. Installation Charges Qualified Mississippi residents can receive a 50% […]

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Illinois Free and Discount Government Phones

Illinois Free and Discount Government Phones

| April 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Discounted Phone Service in North Dakota

Discounted Phone Service in North Dakota

| April 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Louisiana Discounted Phone Service

Louisiana Discounted Phone Service

| April 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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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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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 you must keep in mind that there is a process that must be followed. Unfortunately, too often people anxious to receive a free phone attempt to take short cuts or circumvent the system. One of the requirements for receiving a free government phone is that you provide the […]

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Oregon Telephone Assistance Program

Oregon Telephone Assistance Program

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 […]

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Idaho Government Assisted Phone Services

Idaho Government Assisted Phone Services

As of this writing, April, 2011, Idaho does not have a free government phone program or a wireless phone program. What they do have is similar to what is offered in California. They offer discounted home phone rates to those who qualify. While this article will provide information on the discounted phones instead of free […]

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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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