FCC changes Lifeline eligibility rules: Who are the winners? And who are the losers?

The FCC has eliminated a number of ways needy Americans have always used to qualify and introduced one very important new way to qualify. Of course there are winners, and there are losers.

What will happen to the ObamaPhone program when President Obama leaves office?

President Obama leaves office on Friday, January 20, 2017, a fact has many of our readers worried that the ObamaPhone program will end then. What will happens?

Earthquake in Oklahoma: FCC slashes $25 per month subsidies. Unlimited plans to end?

In a ruling certain to cause major metaphorical earthquakes in Oklahoma, the Federal Communications Commission has slashed subsidies paid to Lifeline Assistance companies in the Sooner State.

I’m homeless. Can I get an Obama Phone?

The homeless qualify for the program because they are low-income, but don’t qualify for the program because they find themselves in one of several “homeless” situations. Fortunately, there is a solution to this problem.

Luckily, there are solutions to that problem.

Wall Street Journal claims only 5% of Obama Phone users really need free government cell phones

The opinions expressed in a recent Wall Street Journal editorial will come as a huge surprise to millions of Americans who depend on their Obama Phones.

ObamaPhone.com smeared in viral story about fraud, waste and abuse

So it came as quite a shock to see this website’s good name trashed in a viral news video produced by television station Denver CBS4. You’ll see our website prominently featured at the :48 mark of the video.

Obama Phone by the numbers

In an effort to counter some of the misconceptions about this outstanding program, we present this list of Obama Phone facts by the numbers.