Tuesday, November 29

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The Free Phone and Data Program Is Real and You Might Qualify
Technology

The Free Phone and Data Program Is Real and You Might Qualify

The US government funds a program to help low-income individuals obtain life-changing technologies, such as a smartphone, free talk and text service, free data plans, and discounted broadband service for their homes. The program also offers a $100 credit towards a desktop, laptop, or tablet with a contribution towards the purchase by the recipient, typically between $10 to $50. Many people qualify for the ACP program offered by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). You probably know someone who doesn’t yet have either a smartphone or Internet service at home who could qualify through this program. Here’s a quick list of who it helps: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients, Medicaid recipients, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, an...