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Illinois Telephone Corporation

Low income Illinois and Indiana residents can sign up for discounted phone service through Illinois Telephone Corporation.  The discounted price includes local and long distance service along with Call Waiting and Caller ID. To qualify for one of Illinois Telephone Corporation’s discounted plans, you must be a recipient of at least one of the government [...]

Discounted Phone Service

Global Connection does not offer free government phones or cell phones, but as a participant in the government Lifeline Program, they are able to offer discounted phone service. If you qualify you can reduce your phone bill by $9.25 per month depending on the laws in your participating state. If you participate in any of [...]


If you’re considering a pre-paid phone service, you might want to think twice before you select Verizon as your service carrier especially if you're opting for the family plan. According to the recent article on ABC’s Action News, Verizon proved to be more expensive if you opted for their prepaid service than if you ha [...]


Unlike the other free government phone programs, California's LifeLine Telephone Program does not offer free phones, cell phones or free phone service. Instead, they offer deeply discounted home phone service with no credit check, no deposit and no contract. The California LifeLine Telephone Program determines eligibility based on one of two methods. The first method [...]

Free Government Phones

To understand why there are free government phones, you need to first understand a little about the Lifeline and Link-Up programs. These programs set the ground work for all of the existing free and government assisted phone programs. When these programs were first instituted, the Lifeline Assistance program and Link-Up America which are supported by [...]

Page Plus

With the increasing competitive pricing and features offered from prepaid phone providers, it almost doesn’t make sense anymore to get locked into a long-term cell phone plan and Page Plus knows this.  For many cell phone users, prepaid plans is the most cost-effective way to go.  In addition to not being tied to one cell [...]

Verizon Wireless

If  you use Verizon Wireless' prepaid cell phone and don't want to hear the balance notification alert each and every time you're about to make a cell phone call, you should check out this article on how to disable it: How to Disable Verizon Wireless Balance Notifications