Are monthly cell phone and internet bills stressing you out? Did you know the average annual cell phone expense is over $600 a year!
What if you could completely cut out this monthly expense? What would you do with an extra $600?
Kentucky residents are eligible for FREE cell phone service through two amazing government programs called the Lifeline and Affordable Connectivity Program.
What is the Lifeline Program?
The Lifeline program provides a monthly discount on phone or internet service to eligible households. This federal benefit is administered by the FCC and aims to ensure affordable access to communication. It began in 1985 to assist low-income households in paying their monthly phone bills.
Who Qualifies for Lifeline in Kentucky?
You can qualify for Lifeline based on participation in certain government assistance programs or your household income level.
Qualifying Programs include:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps or SNAP)
- Supplemental Security Income
- Federal Public Housing Assistance
- Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
Tribal Qualifying Programs
For those living on Tribal lands, additional programs include:
- Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
- Tribally-Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
- Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
- Tribal Head Start
You can earn up to 135% of the federal poverty guidelines and still qualify for Lifeline service. Check out the chart below.
What is the Affordable Connectivity Program?
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure the affordability of high-speed internet access. The ACP program provides a monthly discount of up to $30 on internet service for eligible households. It also provides a one-time discount of up to $100 on tablets.
Over 40% of U.S. households qualify for this program designed to help close the digital divide and connect more people to essential services.
Do You Qualify for ACP in Kentucky?
The ACP income limits are higher than Lifeline allowing you to earn up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines
You can also qualify through the following government assistance programs:
- Lifeline Qualifying Programs
- Pell Grants
- National School Lunch Program
How to Apply for FREE Cell Phone Service with the Lifeline and ACP Programs
The fastest way for eligible customers in Kentucky to receive free cell phone service is to apply online through a special service provider that offers Lifeline and ACP services.
Huge Savings with EASY Wireless
EASY Wireless is a provider of Lifeline and ACP wireless monthly phone service in Kentucky running on the same network towers as the National carriers but without our customers having to pay big monthly cell phone bills.
When you qualify for both Lifeline and the ACP benefits, EASY Wireless offers:
- FREE UNLIMITED Data
- FREE Unlimited Talk & Text
- FREE SIM Card & Activation
- Choose to Keep Your Number or Get a New One
- FREE Delivery Right to Your Door
*note Lifeline and ACP benefits are only available to one person per household per the FCC.
Plus Automatic Participation in Our EASY Rewards Program
EASY Wireless offers a special loyalty rewards program for ACP Only and Lifeline plus ACP customers. Just by keeping your account active, you'll automatically earn rewards over time that can be used for phone upgrades and more.
It's simple - we'll add reward dollars directly to your account after certain milestones of keeping your FREE service active with us:
- 30 days - Get your first $10 reward
- 3 months - Receive another $10 reward
- 6 months - Get a $25 reward
- 12 months - A big $50 reward!
The choice is yours on how to use the loyalty credits you'll earn just for being an active customer. With our rewards program, you'll get to enjoy new phone options, extra lines for family, and more at no extra cost.
*Please note: The rewards program is only for ACP Only or Lifeline plus ACP customers, not Lifeline only accounts.
Get Started Today
Don't struggle with expensive internet and cell plans. Get FREE wireless phone service by applying for Lifeline and ACP in Kentucky. Sign up with EASY Wireless to stay connected to what matters most and keep more money in your pocket each month!
Enter your email and zip code in the box below and click "Enroll Now" to get started.
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FAQ - What if I Need More than One Phone Line?
Need extra lines for your family? EASY Wireless offers incredible prepaid plans with talk, text and unlimited data for our Lifeline and ACP customers.
Whether you need a line for your child, spouse or parent, we provide some of the best rates in the industry. Plus, you'll enjoy the same great coverage and network experience.
Or call customer service to add additional lines at (877) 476-3451.