Oklahoma: Smartphone, unlimited minutes and texts, plus 500MB data.
Other states: Smartphone, 500 minutes & 500 texts monthly. Options for more.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: BUDGET MOBILE HAS NOW EXITED THE LIFELINE PROGRAM AND WILL NO LONGER OFFER SERVICE. THE INFORMATION ON THIS PAGE IS NOW INVALID. TO FIND ANOTHER PROVIDER IN YOUR STATE, PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Budget Mobile offers government-subsidized cell phones through the FCC’s Lifeline phone service program. They serve needy people in many states. The Budget Mobile phone program is available now in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Washington, Utah, Texas, West Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. They are working on certification for other states.
UNLIMITED TALK/TEXT PLUS 500MB DATA IN CALIFORNIA AND OKLAHOMA: Those in California and Oklahoma get a special deal. Budget Mobile now offers unlimited talk time and unlimited texting, plus 500MB of data, in their California and Oklahoma Lifeline programs. That’s an incredible deal.
Other than California and Oklahoma: Budget Mobile offers free phones and 500 free voice minutes and 500 free texts to qualifying US residents. (Note: Puerto Rick gets 350 minutes and 350 texts.) If you qualify under the Lifeline Assistance program guidelines. You can re-certify after a year if you are still eligible for the phone.
Upgrade your plan:
You can purchase the following extras:
$5 – 250 MB
$5 – 100 minutes, unlimited texts, 50 MB
$10 – 250 minutes, unlimited texts, 250 MB
$10 – 500 MB data
$15 – 1 GB data
$15 – 4000 texts
$15 – 400 minutes
$15 – 200 mms
$20 – 750 minutes, unlimited texts, 400 MB
$30 – Unlimited minutes, unlimited texts, 500 MB
$50 – Unlimited minutes, unlimited texts, 2 GB
Note: Above plans and pricing are not valid for KY, NE (not on list of states), OK, SC and Puerto Rico.
Do you qualify?
Are you eligible for a new Budget Mobile phone? Guidelines vary by state but these are the general guidelines:
- Low income Home Energy Assistance Program
- Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
- Federal Housing Assistance Section 8
- Food Stamps
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
- National School Lunch
- You may also qualify if your total household income meets government guidelines in your state.
There’s no contract to sign. Just submit your application online or by traditional methods.
Here’s a look at all the features you can get with a free Budget Mobile cell phone:
- Free popular features such as Caller Id, Call Waiting and Voicemail.
- National long distance.
- Caller ID
- Call Waiting
Be sure to compare budget mobile with other options in your state
Budget Mobile is just one of the many Lifeline Cell Phone providers in your state. Some states have over a dozen cell phone providers to choose from. Plans and phone choices often vary substantially between providers and you owe it to yourself to look at them all. To begin your comparison shopping, please go to our States page and click on your state.
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Bossier City, LA 71111
Toll Free: (888) 777-4007
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