Assurance Wireless does not offer cell phone plans because it is a federal Lifeline Assistance program run by Virgin Mobile. Assurance Wellness customers do not have seasonal contracts or activation charges. New customers have to apply to join the program and can submit their applications online.
Assurance Wireless phones are free cell phones, serviced by Virgin Mobile that are issued to people who qualify based upon need. The phone service is billed at a discounted monthly rate through the Federal Lifeline program initiated in 1995.
The Assurance phone program provides free cell phones to eligible individuals. Individuals qualify based on federal or state-specific criteria. Each month, customers receive free minutes and free text messaging.
Assurance Wellness is part of a government program affiliated with Virgin Mobile that provides free cellphones for eligible customers. In addition to receiving phones, the program participants also get to choose a phone plan, such as 500 free minutes each month for the first 4 months and unlimited f
The Assurance Wireless Life Line cellular phone program offers a wide range of basic cell phone features for free. The available features to participants of the Assurance Life Line program include domestic calling, including international, text, voice mail, and Internet access via a service provider
In its FAQ section, Assurance Wireless lists that it replaces phones that are reported as lost or stolen. The original phone service is suspended, a replacement phone is shipped at low or no cost, and service is reestablished on the new phone once it has arrived.
The Federal Communications Commission provides cell phones to low-income Americans who apply for assistance through its Lifeline program. The program also provides prepaid minutes for use on the phone each month in which the recipient is eligible, as of 2015.
As of 2015, there are three application methods for Assurance Lifeline: applying online, completing and mailing a printable form or calling Assurance Wireless at (888) 898-4888. The online application and the mail-in form are both available on AssuranceWireless.com by navigating to the Check Availab
While there are no "free Obama cell phones," the FCC provides programs for low-income and Tribal Lands residents to apply for partially-subsidized cell phones, in order to gain access to communications important for safety and getting a job. The subsidy programs go by the names Link-Up and Lifeline.
User manuals for cellphones on third-party websites such as Retrevo.com and ManualsOnline.com are free, as of 2015. Retrevo.com provides cellphone manuals for 69 brands, while ManualsOnline.com covers 206 brands. Cellphone manufacturers such as Samsung and Motorola also provide free cellphone manual