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Safelink Wireless Program

SafeLink Wireless

SafeLink Wireless was created by the folks at TracFone to provide free wireless phone service to folks who qualify. Prior to the advancement in wireless technology, the Lifeline program only pertained to land lines. With advancing technology and societal life style changes, TracFone realized that more and more people would benefit more from a free cell phone than free land line and thus created SafeLink Wireless.

Assurance Wireless

Assurance Wireless is a program whereby qualified applicants can receive free government phones. Backed by Virgin Mobile and supported by the Lifeline Assistance program, Assurance Wireless is able to help low income individuals by providing cell phones and free talk airtime.

Buggs Island

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 […] Read more


Eligible Virginia residents can participate in the Virginia Universal Service Plan. The Virginia Universal Service Plan is also known as the Lifeline/Link-Up program. The Virginia State Corporation Commission and the Federal Communications Commission administer this plan to help low-income individuals obtain affordable phone service. Free Government Phones Because of this program, some wireless cell phone […] Read more