Free Government Cell Phone Service - Montana - EASY Wireless

Enjoying the Montana scenery is EASY. There are outdoor activities galore, from the majestic mountains to the massive prairies. It is just a great place to live.

One more positive note about Montana is the Affordable Connectivity Program which provides FREE cell phone service if you apply through a government approved ACP service provider.

Keep reading to learn about this free program and where you can apply.

Why Would the Government Sponsor This Program? - EASY Wireless

Why Free Government Cell Phone Service - Montana?

More and more, there is awareness of how critical certain services are that used to be considered a luxury. In our technology-savvy world, many schools, doctors, dentists, employers, and more use email or text to reach out. Those without internet or cell phone service are at a disadvantage.

As an example, schools today are consistently using technology to send out notifications, give grades, sign up for specific classes and clubs, or even just to see the assignment of the day. Students without ready access to the internet have to travel to a library to do work or check on notes.

Another case of this is when applying for jobs. Today's employers are more likely to advertise and take applications online. Beating the streets looking for a job often means you either can't find one, or the one you find is low paying or for an unstable company. Although this isn't always the situation, it happens quite often.

Landline home phones are sometimes just as expensive as a cell phone service, or bundled with a cable provider making it cost prohibitive. It is common for people struggling with finances to not have a home phone. In an emergency, such as an injury or fall, being able to call 911 immediately may make all the difference in the world. Minutes without help can lead to permanent damage or even death. This is particularly important for senior citizens. The ACP service is free, so a landline isn't necessary. This means you will save the money you are currently paying for a landline.

So the government created the ACP program to bridge the gap and keep Americans connected.

What Do I Need To Do To Get My Cell Phone Service? - EASY Wireless

What Do I Need To Do To Get My Cell Phone Service?

The great thing about this program, known as the Affordable Connectivity Program or ACP benefit, is that most people don't have to do much to get FREE cell phone service.

Two Ways to Qualify for ACP Service Offers:

The first way to qualify is if you are currently enrolled in any of the following government benefit programs, you automatically qualify for ACP service:

  • National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
  • Pell Grant Awards
  • Women, Infant, and Children (WIC)
  • Medicaid
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps or SNAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit program

The second option is through a Qualifying Household Income Level. The government sets certain household income limits for enrollees in ACP service plans. Check the chart below to see if you qualify for the benefit program.

2022 ACP Federal Poverty Guidelines-for website

What is Included in the ACP Offer?

EASY Wireless free service plan options include:

1. Free Smartphone Plan

  • FREE SMARTPHONE
  • FREE Talk & Text (Monthly)
  • FREE Monthly 5 GB Data

2. Free Unlimited Data Promo

  • Keep Your Phone & Number
  • FREE UNLIMITED Data
  • FREE Unlimited Talk & Unlimited Texting
  • FREE Sim Card

Note: Plan # 1 above allows for a free smartphone provided by EASY Wireless, while plan # 2 is for eligible customers who want to bring their own phone and receive an EASY Wireless SIM card. Both plans include the ability to get internet for free as well.

Both plans also includes FREE internet.

EASY Wireless is proud to be a participating provider in this benefit program. Our company is happy to have the opportunity to provide free cell phone service to eligible customers. Our reliable service and over 20 years of experience make our clients happy!

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