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.
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?
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.
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.
School superintendents and community groups demand FCC action, want high-speed internet included in Lifeline program
Nearly 200 school district superintendents have written letters urging the government watchdog organization to add high-speed broadband service to the Lifeline Assistance free government cell phone program.
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.
The Obama Phone program, which provides telephone and texting service to low-income individuals, is going to be expanded to include broadband internet service. However, a few issues will have to be addressed before that happens.
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.
In an effort to counter some of the misconceptions about this outstanding program, we present this list of Obama Phone facts by the numbers.
The California PUC just announced that it would ante up state funds and pay the Obama Phone companies more than double the federal subsidy for some accounts.