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 […] Read more
Low-income residents living in Alaska can take advantage of the Lifeline/Link-Up government assisted phone programs. These programs allow qualified individuals to receive discounted phone service. To qualify for the program candidates must participate in one of the following government assistance programs: Medicaid Food Stamp Program Supplemental Security Income Federal Public Housing Assistance Low-Income Home Energy […] Read more
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.