Access Wireless is working with the Lifeline Assistance program, to give free phones to qualified low-income consumers. If you receive, Medicaid, SNAP, TANF, SSI, you may qualify today. Access, is one of the top free cell phone providers, covering Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.
You may also qualify if you are working, as long as your income is at or below federal income standards. It is good to know these free, and discounted services are available in the U.S. Those who are accepted into the program, receive a free mobile phone with a monthly scheduled airtime for one year.
Access Wireless Earning Program
Access Wireless also offers benefits not offered by other Lifeline providers. Access Wireless gives customers an opportunity to earn free minutes, by using the Loyalty Care in Kroger stores. These benefits offer discounts on accessories upgrades. With your free service you receive, one free cell phone, free monthly minutes, voice mail, text messaging, caller ID, and 911.
How to Add Airtime
You can purchase extra airtime for:
$10 and receive 150 anytime minutes, and text for 10 days and 100 MB of data
$25 and receive 300 anytime minutes, and text a month and 500 MB of data
$50 and receive unlimited voice minutes, and text a month and a GB of data
The benefits provided are limited to one per household, by order of the (FCC) or Federal Communications Commission and the (USAC) or Universal Service Administrative Company. Customers receive 250 free talk and text minutes and unlimited text messaging each month.
Access also offers benefits not offered by other Lifeline providers. Access Wireless gives customers an opportunity to earn free minutes, by using the Loyalty Care in Kroger family of stores. These benefits entitle you to discounts on accessories upgrades.
New Clients Receive:
- Free voicemail, Caller ID & Call Waiting
- Free domestic long distance
- Nationwide coverage
- Wireless Rewards program
Access Wireless customers have the option of purchasing more needing more airtime and data. To purchase more time log into “My Account” and select the option “Add Airtime”. Available data plans include access to the 3G and 4G high-speed data networks.
How to Qualify
Lifeline service is available to an eligible low-income resident with a gross family income, at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines or participates in one of the following assistance programs:
- Food Stamps/SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
- Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8)
- The National School Lunch’s Free Lunch Program (NSL)
Other government assistance programs may qualify you for the Lifeline phone. Eligibility changes and varies from state to state.
Where to Apply
*Go to the Access Wireless website and call or print out an application to apply.
New Customers: 1-888-900-5899
Existing Customers: 1-866-594-3644
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