Last Updated on November 28, 2022 by Anne-Sophie Reinhardt
Are you looking for a way to get free government cell phones in Oklahoma? There are many ways to get a free smartphone. You can get a smartphone from EASY Wireless if you are eligible for the Lifeline and Affordable Connectivity Programs (ACP).
Lifeline and Affordable Connectivity Programs (ACP) for Free Government Phones in Oklahoma
What is Lifeline?
The Lifeline program offers free or discounted phone service to low-income Americans. It was established in 1985 to make sure that everyone has access to emergency, family and job information via their phones. The Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) administers the Lifeline program.
What is ACP?
Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), which offers discounts on monthly broadband services and certain connected devices, is one program.
Can You Apply for Lifeline and ACP at the Same time?
Yes, you can simultaneously apply for ACP and the Lifeline Plan. You are actually encouraged to do this! Combine the benefits of both these programs and you’ll get:
- Free Smartphone
- Talk Unlimited for Free
- Unlimited text messages for FREE
- Free Unlimited Data
- Mobile Hotspots Access
Additional services include emergency calls free of charge, caller ID, and call waiting.
How to Qualify for Lifeline Benefits including Free Government Phones in Oklahoma?
Participation in one of the following programs can help you qualify for free mobile phone service under the Lifeline Program:
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (Food Stamps, SNAP)
- Supplemental Security Income
- Federal Public Housing Assistance
- Pension Benefits for Veterans and Survivors
- Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
- Tribally administered Temporary Assistance for Families in Need
- Program for Food Distribution on Indian Reservations
- Tribal Head Start
Lifeline may be available to you if your income is less than 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
ACP Only Qualifying Programs
You automatically qualify for the Affordable Connectivity program if you’re eligible for Lifeline! What happens if you are not eligible for Lifeline?
Don’t Worry. You might still be eligible to receive FREE Talk, Text, and Data as well as a FREE Smartphone. You may also be eligible for additional programs through the ACP benefit.
- National School Lunch Program (NSLP).
- Community Eligibility Provision (CEP).
- WIC – Women, Infants, and Children
ACP may be available to you if your income is less than 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
Ready to Apply for Lifeline and/or ACP in Oklahoma for Free Government Phones?
You might ask yourself, “Where can I get a free government cell phone near me?” For a list of Oklahoma locations, or to find a branch near you, visit our Store Locator.
How about 2 Free Phones when you stop in?
EASY Wireless is committed to being the best Oklahoma cell phone carrier by providing plans that meet all your needs.
Did you know that EASY Wireless can give you two phones for free if you apply Lifeline or ACP benefits separately? You can get two free phones from EASY Wireless as a new customer. Our agents in-store can help you apply simultaneously for both programs and you will walk away with two cell phones with talk, text and data.
Existing customers may also be eligible to split their Lifeline or ACP benefits, and receive an additional smartphone that same day.
Frequently Asked Questions about Free Government Phones in Oklahoma
Is EASY Wireless Giving Out Free Government Cell Phones?
Although the government doesn’t provide free phones under the Lifeline program for customers, Easy Wireless offers an incentive for them by giving them a free phone when they sign up through Easy Wireless for the Lifeline and ACP programs.
Are there any activation charges?
There are no activation fees, no monthly bills or credit checks for this free government phones in Oklahoma. You have nothing to pay. EASY Wireless supports this free service.