Looking for Free Government Phone Service Nebraska

Nebraskans, are you ready for the return of the Nebraska Football Fan Day? On July 30, football fans in the state will have the chance to meet the 2023 Huskers at the Hawks Championship Center. Imagine that you are at the coolest event of the year and you want to send pictures to your family and friends, or post them on social media -- these can only be done when you have reliable phone service and internet connection.

What if we tell you that we have the right telephone service that can elevate your fan game to the next level at an affordable price?

In Nebraska, there are several programs created and funded by the government to assist lower-income families to access reliable internet and mobile phone services. In this blog, we will show you how to make the most of these government benefit programs. You will be able to switch to a low-priced or free cell phone service with better connectivity, freeing you from your costly monthly telephone bill. You may even be able to get a free phone!

The Affordable Connectivity Program

Many people will think of the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) and the Lifeline Program when it comes to offering low-cost internet and phone services for Americans. The ACP was launched by the federal government to give low-income individuals and families access to affordable Wi-Fi and mobile phone service.

But before we go any further, let us first clarify that the government doesn't give out free phones based on where you live directly. Instead, you can enjoy free smartphones and other benefits provided by some cell phone service providers if you qualify for programs like the ACP.

EASY Wireless Free Unlimited Plan

EASY Wireless Free Unlimited Plan

At EASY Wireless, our goal is to help you get the most out of programs like ACP so you can stay connected while keeping telephone services affordable. Through our stores across the U.S., we have been bringing benefits such as unlimited data to eligible customers.

Our services are also available in Nebraska! Check the list and come visit one of our retail stores and we'll get you a brand-new government phone in no time.

The minute you combine your Lifeline Program and ACP, you will have the opportunity to receive the following benefits.

EASY Wireless Free Unlimited Plan

  • FREE UNLIMITED Data & Hotspot
  • FREE Unlimited Talk
  • FREE Unlimited Text
  • Choose to Keep Your Number or Get a New One
  • FREE SIM Card & Activation

Who Is Eligible for The Affordable Connectivity Program?

You can be eligible for ACP in one of the two ways: either by your household income level or by taking part in certain government programs.

Qualify for ACP

You can qualify for the ACP if you participate in one of the following government assistance programs:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medicaid
  • 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
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
  • National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
  • Pell Grant Awards

The second criteria is with your income level. You may qualify if your income is under the amounts on the chart below.

2023 ACP Federal Poverty Guidelines

Who Is Qualified for Lifeline?

The eligibility criteria for Lifeline service is similar to ACP. You can qualify if you or a member of your household has participated in one of the following support programs:

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Medicaid
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Veterans and Survivors Pension Benefit
  • Certain Tribal Programs

You may also qualify if your household income is at 135% or less than the federal poverty guidelines. Visit the website for more information.

How to Get My Free Government Cell Phone?

How to Get My Free Government Cell Phone?

Visit one of EASY Wireless's retail stores, our customer service agent will help you apply for the benefits.

All you need to provide is your identity proof with a government-issued ID. This simple step will allow you to confirm your participation in one of the qualifying programs or your household income amount.

You can choose one of the following U.S. Government Issued ID as your identity proof:

  • U.S. Driver License
  • Certificate of U.S. Citizenship
  • Certificate of Naturalization
  • U.S. Passport
  • U.S. Government, State or Tribal issued-ID
  • U.S. Military ID cards
  • Permanent Resident Cards
  • Permanent Resident Alien Cards

You can show one of the following documents to prove that you are taking part in a government assistance program or use them as proof of active benefits

  • Statement of benefits from a qualifying Program.
  • Notice letter of participation, such as an award letter
  • Program participation documents, such as a screenshot from an online account.
  • In order to show income, you can provide any of the following proofs:
  • Unemployment Documentation
  • Copy of your State or Federal income tax return.
  • Three months' worth of current pay stubs.
  • Veterans Administration or SSI benefits letter.
  • A divorce decree or child support document that states income.
  • Retirement or pension statement.

You'll have to go through the National Verifier process to find out if you are eligible for ACP. We understand that the process can be a bit confusing, therefore our in-store agents will be happy to assist you. Just sit back and wait for the confirmation.

Automatic Rewards for Just Being an EASY Wireless Customer

At EASY Wireless, we appreciate your trust in us as your wireless provider. That's why we're excited to introduce our new Rewards Program to show our appreciation!

As an EASY Wireless customer, you can start earning rewards within just 30 days of signing up, and the rewards keep coming as long as you stay with us. You can easily redeem your rewards for free phone upgrades or additional lines of service!

EASY Wireless Retail Stores in Nebraska

EASY Wireless Retail Stores in Nebraska

Upgraded Phones and Accessories

We offer a wide range of high-quality Android phones from well-known and trusted brands. Whether you're looking for an upgrade or just need a new phone, we have something for every budget. Plus, we have all the accessories you might need, from pop sockets to speakers.

Our friendly and knowledgeable team is always here to help you get the most out of your phone and the benefits you deserve. We take pride in our stellar customer service and truly care about our customers. So, come on in and let us help you find the perfect phone and accessories for your needs!

Feel free to contact us with any questions or if you are not sure if you qualify or not.

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