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True Wireless serves the states of Arkansas, Maryland, Oklahoma, Rhode Island and Texas by providing Lifeline Assistance cell phones to the financially disadvantaged. The government cell phones are completely free in four of the states, and only $1 a month in Oklahoma.

True Wireless Plans in Arkansas, Maryland, Rhode Island and Texas

True Wireless’ plans offer 90 minutes of free airtime each month in Arkansas, Maryland, Rhode Island and Texas. The data-equipped camera phones allow text messaging, with each text message sent or received costing one of the 90 minutes. Additional minutes can be purchased for a low cost.

You can call anywhere in the United States. Only airtime charges apply. Calls cannot be made internationally. Calls to emergency services (911) are free. Keep in mind that the minutes do not roll over, so use what you need each month.

The True Wireless Oklahoma Plan

Oklahoma does things differently than other states — they require that the cell phone recipient have some skin in the game. So, True Wireless is required to charge $1 per month for the plan. But the good news is that you get 1,000 minutes a month for that dollar! That’s a lot of talk time and a much better deal than in other states where you get, depending upon the vendor, up to 250 minutes per month for free. Text messages will count as one minute.

But wait, there’s more. If you can scrape up $6.75 a month, you will receive unlimited airtime. Talk as much as you like. And if you find that you text a lot, you can add $20 a month for unlimited text messaging and data.

There is no money required up front to enroll, and monthly payments can be made with a credit card, MoneyGram, ACE and through direct merchants.

True Wireless has over 100,000 customers in Oklahoma so the plan must be OK with them.

How to Qualify for True Wireless

The qualifications to get a phone from True Wireless are the same as for the other companies in the same states. You probably qualify if:

(1) You already participate in another State or Federal assistance program such as food stamps, public housing, or Medicaid (and others). Each state page on our site has the eligibility criteria.

OR

(2) Your household income is at or below 135% to 150% of the poverty level according to your state and/or the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

* See Federal Poverty Guidelines

Contact:
True Wireless
Sign Up For Service: 1-877-818-RING
Spanish Support: 1-877-818-RING
Customer Service: 1-877-412-1919

Latest News on True Wireless Wireless:

How many free government cell phones are out there? Who are the biggest providers? - How many free government cell phones are out there? Ten million, twenty million? Who are the biggest Lifeline phone providers?
Our warning comes true: FCC says 2 million free government cell phone users are fraudulent - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has just revealed that more than 2 million of the Lifeline cell phones may be in the hands of frauds.
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  1. Kim Stewart says

    i usually pay on line for my phone and forgot the website for it ?

    I also want to change my phone number and see if i can upgrade phone as well how would i do that because i dont think i am near a place where i can do that

  2. Kendra Bennett says

    Is there a way to get a card thingy from Walmart to add additional text messaging on the true wireless phones

  3. kim says

    Please help me unlock my HTC 4G cell phone. My children put a lock on it and now I can’t get any information off my phone.

  4. Saundra McCart says

    My Service With True Wireless Was Terrible..I used them as a provider, for 1 year,..but my phone got worse an worse,..about shutting down…turning off..not coming back on..even tho..my service was paid…Most times I didn’t have a phone…The last 3 months I had phone service with them..the Service was so bad that most of the time..I didn’t have service..the phone didn’t work..The last phone bill I paid..My phone went out 2 days later..wouldn’t come up..I had just paid for a month of unlimited..when I called them,..from someone elses phone I was told I needed too purchase a new phone..and the best they could do was $40.00 charge..for a new phone and they had NO IDEA..What kind of phone I would get or when I would get it..If I needed too see phones and have a phone quick..I would need too drive an hour an half too a phone center…so I told them too cancel my phone service..there was a different provider located downtown in the town I lived in..an I would go there for a different Phone..True Wireless..would not give me a refund for the full month that I had just paid for..which was around $24.00 in service..as I had unlimted..so No Refund..And They didn’t Cancel My Account..As they were instructed too do..Now My new Provider has Canceled my service..for having 2 accounts/phones..and I can’t have service with them for 60 days as punishment..So I have paid $40.00 for a different phone..thur a different provider..Never been late on my bill..and just paid $5.95 for full service thur the new provider but will be without a phone for 60 days cause True Wireless Is A SCAM COMPANY..Ripping Off The Goverment..Forcing People Too Have Service Without A Phone..and Pocketing the Money..for service that they are NOT Providing…

  5. Iesha says

    I’ve been with true for two years now and my phone is so busted…. I always have to pay for my phone even though they know the phones are jacked up since I’ve been with true I then been thru like 7 phones and they want me to keep paying for them so this time I refused to and they want even cancel my service so I can go thru to a different company, And on top of my phone being busted and a cant get a new one they turn off my phone every week because of high usage but I on the unlimited plan and I always ways pay my bill up for a year. My phone freezes and then shut off

  6. Dwight says

    does anyone know how to get a hold of anyone at true wireless my phone was stolen and wanted to see what i needed to do about getting another phone or if they could transfer my service to another phone thank you

  7. clyde says

    Yes this is clyde again sorry I did not put my email adress correctly. I am so upset my blood pressure is really high I can’t even call 911 the comment above this one that says clyde is mine please help if u can someone out there I pray helps thank you. CLYDE

  8. clyde says

    Yes my phone was sut off today I make my payment on the 3rd of every month even though I did not start service untill the 7th of july 3 months ago I have had 2 strokes 1 mild heart attack real high blood pressure here I am cannot call out I would just like to say thank u true wireless for nothing I hope for your sake nothing happens I CAN’T EVEN CONTACT MY CAREGIVER

  9. Elizabeth E. Burgess says

    I have been with truewire for 6 weeks. I was hurt very badly and raped 3 weeks ago. I have police reports, protective order, and im in a emergency hiding Domestic Violence Shelter. The police have been monitoring my phone. My phone started freezing and locking up. 2 times i have had to run to neighbors to dial 911. My battery dies pretty much after its charged. Yesterday the detectives released my phone with over 1,700 txt from this person. Today i called to get a new phone and new number for safety. I was refused unless i came up with 50% of the charge for a new phone. They have a 30 day warrenty but the police asked me to keep the phone for evidence. I came straight from a hospital with no clothes,shoes or money. I asked them to bill me on 3rd and they said NO. I begged for a 10yr old flip 30phone just anything to dial 911. My ? is if this is a LIFELINE phone then shouldnt the company be responsible for providing a phone that dials 911. I asked the supervisor if it was a law that they provide emergency number. He said yes but i had to pay and wait 10-12 days for shipping! Even if i came up with the money he said i could not go to the tent location and get one. I paid my bill on the 1st. So i paid for a lifeline phone but am not receiving one! I would like the name of the ceo of this company and if anyone knows which part of the govt i could contact i would greatly appreciate it.!

    • lorrie says

      so sorry for the crappy service you got. i have had service for 3 years, with nothing but trouble, trouble. i cancelled my service today and am so glad !!!!

  10. Kimberly Pipkin says

    You’re customer satisfaction is way below expectations! I’m a single mom with 2 kids and when I broke down my phone was roaming only miles from my house. You’re numbers listed only want me to pay them and then tell me good-bye!! I WILL NOT PAY FOR THIS SERVICE!! You need to fix my phone or you can pay my $5! I would appreciate a fast response too! I’m going on week 3 with no data (that I paid for) and no way to call people! Thank you!

  11. Margaret Staton says

    Battery won’t stay charged, customer service hangs up, tech line doesn’t answer after 20 min on hkld, also recording is obnoxious. Cant get help, can’t make calls, battery dies in 4 hours, phone transposed numbers. Not happy

  12. Danielle Shrope says

    Well the guy lied to me about the service plan but it’s still cheaper than anyone else…but he didn’t tell me the “true” plan he said I can call&get free minutes if I run out..but he said I get 3000 talk 3000 text& 1gb of data..well I ran out of data so I called him then alil bit of the Truth came then..I am upset about him lying bc I was falsely signed up…I want the phone but it would have been nice to get the real plan told to me

  13. Helen Cloud says

    I have had my True Wireless Phone for 1 month and have had trouble with it ever since I got it Now they want me to pay my bill, I don’t know an account # or where to pay the bill. I tried Wal-Mart and it didn’t go thru.

  14. Rhoda says

    Hi,I’m having. Problems with my. TRUE WIRELESS. PHONE.I can’t make any calls. It keeps saying not activated.It just started today.I Can’t text True wireless or*call them from this phone.

  15. allison says

    I’m getting extremwly pissed my phone qas stolen and I want to get it cut off but I can’t because everytime I call the customer service line it only gives the option to make automated payments. How the hell do I get hold of a representative

  16. Bonnie Murray says

    My phone will not turn on past the echo screen. Keeps repeating welcome screen and gets really hot. Can’t find any representatives.

      • Ashley says

        Hi I have a phone thru true wireless and I’m suppose top have unlimited minutes yet I’m not able to make any calls and when I call customer service it just hangs up on me

    • johnny says

      I’m having the same problem except mine isn’t getting hot thou, although I do expect it to start getting hot. It just started doing it this morning.