Program Provides Low-income Residents With Free Cell Phone Service

More than 700,000 low-income households in Missouri are eligible for free cell phone service through a federal program that seeks to ensure phone access to rural and poor communities.

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  • Downriver at a glance: Listing of upcoming programs, events - Heritage News-Herald
    ... accepting old cellphones for Cell Phones ... The program also serves handicapped and low-income residents. Riders must give 24-hour notice.The ...
    10/1/2014 - 3:31 pm | View Link
  • After Community Action shutdown, caseload doubles for other Hennepin ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Human Services regarding other services for low-income families: Home ... 211 from a landline, 651-291-0211 from a cell phone, or toll free ...
    10/1/2014 - 4:08 am | View Link
  • Caseload doubles for Hennepin community action group - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Human Services regarding other services for low-income families: Home ... 211 from a landline, 651-291-0211 from a cell phone, or toll free ...
    10/1/2014 - 4:03 am | View Link
  • Town Crier for WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, 2014 - Casper Star Tribune
    5, from 2 to 4 p.m. Free and open to ... meeting will precede the main program. ... or cell phone (315) 486-3034. NSDAR meeting set Fort Caspar ...
    09/30/2014 - 3:23 pm | View Link
  • Report: Questions Raised as Md. Obamaphone Program Doubles - NewsMax.com
    ... by the Federal Communications Commission and provides free cell phones to low-income Americans. ... are paying somebody else's free cell phone ...
    09/30/2014 - 7:32 am | View Link
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YAHOO NEWS:
  • Downriver at a glance: Recreation departments gearing up for fall
    ALLEN PARK Cellphone donations The city clerk’s office is accepting old cellphones for Cell Phones for Soldiers, an organization that will donate 2 1/2 hours of talk time to military members overseas for every cellphone collected that’s worth at least $5.
    09/3/2014 - 7:31 am | View Link
  • Downriver at a glance: Fall programs on the horizon in several communities
    ALLEN PARK Cellphone donations The city clerk’s office is accepting old cellphones for Cell Phones for Soldiers, an organization that will donate 2 1/2 hours of talk time to military members overseas for every cellphone collected that’s worth at least $5.
    09/3/2014 - 7:25 am | View Link
  • Courier Times Community Calendar for September 1
    LABOR DAY
    09/1/2014 - 12:37 am | View Link
  • Nebraska court gives phone carrier second chance
    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday gave a national cellphone carrier a second chance to qualify as a provider of government-subsidized phone service for low-income residents.
    08/22/2014 - 4:01 pm | View Link
  • Political Insider: Flanagan stung by parallel to Wallace
    As the state's superintendent of schools, Mike Flanagan is no stranger to criticism.
    08/21/2014 - 2:22 am | View Link
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BING NEWS:
  • Free Government Cell Phone Program Too Good To Be True?
    The free government cell phone program was created in 1985 to ensure that people with low income have access to affordable service ... being sent to underage residents, and even to illegal immigrants processing their visa. The free phone program is open ...
    08/13/2013 - 1:02 pm | View Link
  • California Free Cellphones: Program Gives Out Free Mobile Phones To Low-Income Residents
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Starting this week, California's poorest residents ... offers a free cell phone along with a selection of three plans that range from free to $30 per month. "This is great--it is transformative for homeless and low-income people," Bevan ...
    03/5/2013 - 2:54 pm | View Link
  • Debbie's Deals: Low income residents get free cell phone, free cell service from Lifeline program
    If you are living on a low income, you may qualify for a free cell phone and free cell phone service. Since 1985, the Lifeline program has provided a discount on phone service for qualifying low-income consumers. For 20 years, that meant a home phone ...
    02/17/2013 - 9:47 pm | View Link
  • Fight Over Telecom Fund Draws Spotlight on Free Cell Phone Program for Low-Income Residents
    The federal government’s push to provide Internet access to all Americans is a costly proposition. To help pay for the initiative, that nation’s major service providers have asked the FCC to overhaul an $8 billion federal phone subsidy program called ...
    08/2/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Free phones funded by federal program
    Virgin Mobile is now offering free phone services to low income residents in South Carolina. With the aid of the Governments Universal Service Fund, the company is giving one free cell phone per household with 250 minutes a month. The Universal Service ...
    01/31/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
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  • States Providing Free Cell Phones to Low-Income Residents
    States Providing Cell Phones from the Government to Low-Income Residents
    10/21/2014 - 1:29 am | View Website
  • How To Get A Free Cellular Phone & Free Cell Phone Service ...
    Other Articles of Interest. SafeLink Free Cell Phone: Available For Low Income Families Get a free cell phone and service from SafeLink. If this bad economy has ...
    10/20/2014 - 4:32 pm | View Website
  • How to Qualify for Assurance Wireless Free Cell Phone Program
    Through its Assurance Wireless program, Virgin Mobile provides free cell phone service as part of the federal Lifeline program. The federal LifeLine program began in ...
    10/20/2014 - 11:39 am | View Website
  • Free Phones for Low-Income Families
    See who offers free phones for low income people. Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless & other companies offer free cell phones for seniors. See how to get a free ...
    10/18/2014 - 6:29 pm | View Website
  • Wisconsin Residents Can Get a Free Cell Phone
    Lifeline phone service provides free cell phones to America's financially disadvantaged
    10/17/2014 - 3:10 pm | View Website
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