Tag Archives: cell

The Real Deal about Obamaphones

What is an Obama phone, and who is paying for them? Lifeline is a federal program, created in 1984, by the Federal Communication Commission (FCC), during the Reagan administration. This was 12 years before Obama entered the Senate and over a decade before being elected President of the United States. The program began with the Telecommunications Act of… Read More »

Access Wireless – Free Cell Phone Providers

Access Wireless is working with the Lifeline Assistance program, to give you a free government cell phone to qualified low-income consumers.  If you receive, Medicaid, SNAP, TANF, SSI, you may qualify today.  Access, is one of the top free mobile phone providers, covering Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North… Read More »

Don’t Stop Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones

Don’t Stop Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones.  Senator Bill Griffin of Arkansas introduced a bill to stop taxpayer-funded cell phones.  The bill’s purpose is to stop universal service support of cell phones through Lifeline.  This bill was also introduced in 2011, with no success.  Since 2008, when under President Bush, the program has doubled, in 143 million in one year,… Read More »