If you're a low income or fixed income consumer you may qualify for a Lifeline cell phone plan and free cell phone service. There are lots of companies that offer Lifeline services, but it may be harder to decide which one to choose. It may be most important to you to sign-up from your computer and not have to go to a store. You may be concerned about adding minutes or texts to your plan, but you don't want to spend a lot. Or you may be most interested in how simple a plan is to understand. Not every Lifeline phone provider offers all of those conveniences or value.
If you're looking for simplicity and value, Budget Mobile may be just what you're looking for.
Easy to Understand Plans
carriers seem to offer more than others, but when you go to look at
their plan offerings it might not be quite what they said. If a company
offers an amazing amount texts for free every month, they may also be
subtracting minutes from your phone plan to provide those extra texts.
Budget Mobile Lifeline plans are straightforward offering a free phone,
250* free minutes and 250 free texts. We don't subtract minutes from
your phone to provide more texts, but you can add more texts for as
little as $5.
Easy to Sign Up
On the Budget Mobile website you can sign-up for free cell phone service through the Lifeline program from your computer. The on-line forms are simple to fill out and take you through each step of enrollment. We give you a list of government benefits that qualify you for Lifeline, and you tell us which one you receive. You can provide the verifying documents right from your computer. If you prefer to go to a Budget Mobile store, just click on your state and we show you a list of locations in your state.
Easy to Buy Extra Minutes or Texts
If you need more than the free minutes you receive every month, you can buy more at our Add Minutes page. You can add minutes or texts for as little as $5. You can even add Data starting at $5. Make your free phone fit your needs. As always, you can do it all from your computer.
*varies by state