Free government cell phones have come to Columbia Missouri with EASY Wireless. EASY Wireless is a Lifeline and Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provider and has just opened up its newest store in Columbia MO.
Eligible customers can receive FREE Talk, Text and Data plus a New Smartphone from EASY Wireless when they qualify for the Lifeline and ACP Programs.
We've partnered with the government to provide free phones and internet for qualified individuals.
Our new EASY Wireless branch in Columbia is located at 711 Vandiver Drive Suite F. We are down the street from Joe Manchen Mazda and across the street from the Waffle House.
Applying and Qualifying for Lifeline and ACP is EASY
Let our agents help you sign up for the Lifeline Program and ACP and leave the same day with a
New Smartphone and:
FREE Unlimited Talk
FREE Unlimited Text
FREE Unlimited Data
...and say good-bye to you monthly cell phone bill.
Name Brand Phones and Accessories
We also carry a variety of name-brand smartphones and plenty of accessories to go with your new phone service.
At our store, you'll be assisted by our friendly staff in finding the perfect phone and accessories to suit your needs. We have speakers, earbuds, pop sockets, and a wide variety of phone cases—whatever it is, we've got it!
What Are the Requirements to Be Eligible for Free Government Cell Phones in Columbia, MO?
With the help of EASY Wireless, over 40% of American households may qualify for the Lifeline and/ or Affordable Connectivity Program.
Even if you don't qualify for the Lifeline program, you may still be eligible for Affordable Connectivity Program benefits.
The following programs allow you to qualify for the Lifeline program:
Qualify for Lifeline
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
- Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
- Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
- Tribal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (Tribal TANF)
- Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
- Tribal Head Start
You may still qualify for the Lifeline program even if you don't participate in approved programs. Check the table below to see the income requirements for qualification.
You will automatically qualify for the Affordable Connectivity Program if you are eligible for the Lifeline program.
What Is The Affordable Connectivity Program?
The federal government's new ACP program is designed to assist Americans to keep their internet connection. The policy was put into place because the governing body recognizes how important having an active internet connection has become in day-to-day life.
Any of the following programs qualifies you to the ACP benefits as well:
- Any of the programs listed above for the Lifeline program.
- Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
- Pell Grant Awards
- National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
How Do You Qualify in Our Columbia Missouri Store?
There is no better place to get help claiming your smartphone and adding a new tablet for only $10.99 than our store.
You can get a free mobile phone plan if you're eligible for Lifeline or the Affordable Connectivity Program. To see if you qualify, check and see if you participate in any of the government assistance programs listed above.
To speed up the application process please bring the following for proof:
Proof of Identity and Qualifying Program
The following forms of identity are considered official documents. Be sure to bring proof of your participation in one of the qualifying government programs listed above or proof of income.
Proof of a qualifying program can be:
In store you will also need to provide proof of ID such as an unexpired license.
Please contact us if you have questions about enrolling in Lifeline or the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Automatic Rewards for Just Being an EASY Wireless Customer--it's that easy!
At EASY Wireless, we love to show our appreciation to our customers who stay loyal to us. Our rewards program is automatic – meaning that you'll be enrolled as soon as you become a customer.
As an EASY Wireless customer, you'll receive your first reward within 30 days of signing up. And it doesn't stop there! As long as you remain a customer, you'll keep receiving these valuable perks. With your rewards, you could get a FREE UPGRADED phone or more lines of service from EASY Wireless. The choice is yours!
What If You Don't Live Close to Columbia, MO?
We understand if you live in Missouri but aren't close to Columbia. Check our store locator for more locations in Missouri.
Our number one priority is connecting with our customers. Our customer service team would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have regarding qualifications for our program. eligibility requirements, and help you figure out if you're eligible for free cell phone service.
Come to any one of our 30+ retail locations and one of our teams will be happy to help you apply today!