Wondering how to get a free cell phone in Oklahoma? There are several ways that you can get a free smartphone. If you qualify for the Lifeline or Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), you can receive one from a wireless cell phone company like EASY Wireless.
This article will teach you about qualifying government programs for both Lifeline and ACP. Also, how you can apply quickly and conveniently.
What's even better?
Not only do qualifying individuals receive a free cell phone, they also get free talk text and data each month!
What is Lifeline?
Since 1985, the Lifeline program has offered FREE or discounted phone services to qualifying low-income individuals to ensure that all Americans have access to jobs, family, and emergency assistance via their phones. The Lifeline program is administered by the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC).
What is ACP?
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a program that provides discounts on monthly broadband service and certain connected devices.
Can You Apply for Lifeline and ACP at the same time?
Yes, you can apply for the Lifeline Plan and ACP at the same time. In fact, you are encouraged to do so!
When you combine the benefits of these two programs you will receive:
- FREE Smartphone
- FREE Unlimited Talk
- FREE Unlimited Text Messages
- FREE Unlimited Data
- Access to Mobile Hotspots
Additional services include free emergency services calls, caller id, call waiting.
How to Qualify for Lifeline Benefits?
You can qualify for free cell phone service through the Lifeline Program with your participation in the following programs:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps or SNAP)
- Supplemental Security Income
- Federal Public Housing Assistance
- Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
- Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
- Tribally Administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
- Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations
- Tribal Head Start
You may qualify for Lifeline if your income is 135% or less than the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
ACP Only Qualifying Programs
If you are eligible for Lifeline, you are automatically eligible for the Affordable Connectivity Program! But what happens if you do not qualify for Lifeline through any of the above programs?
Don't Worry. You may still be eligible for FREE Talk, Text & Data plus a FREE Smartphone. The ACP benefit has additional programs that you can use to qualify.
- National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
- Community Eligibility Provision (CEP)
- Women, Infant, and Children (WIC)
You may also qualify for ACP if your income is 200% or less than the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
Ready to Apply for Lifeline and/or ACP in Oklahoma?
EASY Wireless makes it easy for you to apply.
Visit One of Our Retail Stores in Oklahoma
Asking yourself "Where can i get a free government phone near me?"
How about 2 Free Phones when you stop in?
EASY Wireless strives to be considered the best cell phone carrier in Oklahoma for our customers by offering plans to meet your various needs.
Did you know you can get two free phones from EASY Wireless by applying Lifeline and ACP benefits separately? As a new customer. our in-store agents can help you apply for both programs at the same time and you can walk away with two free cell phones loaded with talk, text, and data.
Existing customers can also split their Lifeline and ACP benefits and get an additional smartphone the same day.
No time to stop in?
Apply online at your convenience. Just fill out your email and zip code and click "Enroll Now" to get started.
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Once you have been approved, we will ship your free phone directly to your home.
Don't wait any longer! Qualify for Lifeline and ACP today to enjoy an Oklahoma Lifeline Unlimited Data Plan.
Lifeline Program and ACP FAQs
Is EASY Wireless Giving Out Free Government Cell Phones?
While the government does not provide free cell phones through the Lifeline program, Easy Wireless does provide an incentive to their customers by providing them with a free cell phone when they sign up for the Lifeline or ACP program through Easy Wireless.
Are there any activation charges?
No activation charges, no monthly bills, no credit checks, simply nothing to pay. This free service is provided to you from EASY Wireless through the support of the US government.
Are there free cell phones available in other states?
Yes, EASY Wireless provides free phones in states other than Oklahoma. We currently also offer service in Missouri, Arkansas, and Kentucky.