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BUDGET MOBILE IN THE COMMUNITY: Blessings Corner Ministry Food Drive in Bakersfield, CA

08/11/2014


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BUDGET RECOGNIZED FOR COMMUNITY SERVICE IN SAN MARTIN, PUERTO RICO

08/08/2014
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Budget Mobile and Manos de Cristo Back-to-School Drive: Backpacks, Clothes and Phones for Austin Families"

07/31/2014
Budget Mobile is a proud sponsor of 2014 Manos de Cristo Back-to-School drive. For more information, click here to visit their website.

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BUDGET MOBILE IN THE COMMUNITY: FORT WAYNE, IN SOUTH SIDE FESTIVAL

06/28/2014
Budget Mobile recently partnered with area businesses and non-profits in Fort Wayne, IN to sponsor the 5th annual South Side Fest. The popular community festival is designed to give people in south Fort Wayne the opportunity to learn more about social services and resources available to better their lives.

In addition to co-sponsoring the event with other area businesses, Budget Mobile staff qualified and activated phones for attendees.

"The South Side Fest is the perfect examp...

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Budget Mobile Supports Seattle Homeless with Free Phones at Local Community Resource Exchange

04/29/2014
Budget Mobile recently activated and distributed over 50 Lifeline phones to Seattle's homeless at the United Way's Community Resource Exchange on April 29 at CenturyLink Field, East Hall. The Community Resource Exchange connects people experiencing homelessness with resources they need-all in one place, on one day.


"Partnering with the United Way on this year's Community Resource Exchange was a truly rewarding experience," said Leo Rios, Territory Manager for Budget Mobile. "Providi...

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Budget Mobile Expands Operations into Iowa

08/08/2014
New Des Moines Location Offers Wireless Service and Free Phones to Families in Need

Budget Prepay, Inc., d/b/a Budget Mobile, has launched operations in Iowa with the opening of its newest store located in Des Moines, bringing wireless services and free phones to qualified Lifeline customers.

Budget Mobile Lifeline offers discounts to qualified customers who meet certain eligibility requirements such as government assistance or a household income that is 135 to 15...

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Budget Mobile to provide wireless services

07/17/2014
Budget Mobile Lifeline Now Available in Ashland, Wisconsin.
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Ashland Cell Phone Company Gives Free Phones to Low-Income Residents

07/15/2014
Budget Mobile Lifeline Now Available in Ashland, Wisconsin.
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Budget Mobile Brings LifeLine Wireless Services To Hawaii

06/19/2014
Budget Mobile, one of the industry's largest prepaid telecommunication corporations, is offering online Lifeline services and phones to eligible customers in Hawaii at www.budgetmobile.com. Budget's state-of-the-art website offers an easy, convenient way for Hawaiians to participate in the Lifeline program and access free government wireless services and prepaid service options.


Eligibility varies by state and is based on requirements such as government assistance or a household inc...

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Budget Mobile Supports Vegas Veterans with Free Phones at 11th Annual “Veterans Stand Down”

03/18/2014

Budget Mobile will be distributing Lifeline phones to homeless veterans in Las Vegas, NV as part of the 11th annual Veterans Stand Down on March 19 and 20 from 8:30am - 4:30pm at the Cashman Center, Exhibit Hall A, located at 850 Las Vegas Boulevard North.
The "Veterans Stand Down" is a grassroots, community-based intervention program designed to help the nation's estimated 60,000 homeless veterans "combat" life on the streets. U.S.VETS - Las Vegas is the non-profit sponsor of this...

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Check out Budget Mobile news coverage on Positively Las Vegas

03/17/2014

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Free Phone, Free Minutes, Free Texting for Budget Mobile Lifeline Phone Customers

01/16/2014
Lifeline phone customers can now receive a free phone, 250* free minutes, and 250 free texts every month from Budget Mobile.

Low income consumers can qualify for Lifeline phone service when they participate in government assistance programs. Eligible government programs vary by state, but typically you qualify if you receive benefits from one or more of the following:
Temporary Assistance to needy Families (TANF) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Food Stamps Medicaid Senio...

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Who Uses Lifeline Free Phone Service?

11/07/2013
On September 13, 2013, Acting FCC Chairwoman, Mignon Clyburn, spoke about the people who use the Lifeline cell phone program.

In her remarks she said "...who gets these Lifeline subsidies? People like a New Jersey man who used his service during Hurricane Sandy to contact fleeing family members, and an elderly woman who was stranded in the storm and used her wireless service to call for help; people like the mother in a homeless shelter who contacted doctors for her sick child, and the si...

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Budget Mobile Stores Open in Missouri

10/18/2013
Two Budget Mobile store locations in Missouri have recently opened their doors.
Kansas City Store
3021 Swope Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64130
816-216-7647

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Wyoming Welfare Recipients Eligible for a Free Phone

10/10/2013
Wyoming residents are eligible for a free phone and free minutes through the Lifeline cell phone program if they receive benefits from the following government programs: Annual Income Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance Federal Housing Assistance (Section 8) Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Food Stamps Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Medicaid National School Lunch (free program only) Supplemental Security Income Te...

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Arizona Budget Mobile Has Two Locations

10/04/2013
Budget Mobile in Arizona has two locations:
Phoenix Store - N 27th Ave
4819 North 27th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85017
(602) 626-5400
Tucson Store
2241 East Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85719
520-628-2012
As always, no matter you live you can access Buget Mobile Lifeline right from your computer. If you'd like to sign up for a free Lifeline cell phone, visit our webpage and enter your zip code to get started. www.budgetmobil...

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Budget Mobile Lifeline Cell Phones Require Re-Certification

08/27/2013
With a Budget Mobile government assisted Lifeline Cell Phone, customers are required to re-certify annually that they still participate in a qualifying program and are eligible for discounted phone service. Recertifying will renew your service for an additional year with no changes or additional charges to your current account.

Budget Mobile offers six ways you can submit your proof, including fax, email, mail, uploading, by mobile or by webcam. Click here to view our online portal to ...

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Georgia Residents May Be Eligible for Lifeline Cell Phone

08/26/2013
Budget Mobile Lifeline cell phone is available in Georgia. Eligible customers receive a government assisted cell phone with 250 free minutes monthly and a free phone with no contracts and no cost.

Eligible programs in Georgia include:

Annual Income Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance Federal Housing Assistance (Section 8) Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations Food Stamps Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Medicaid National School Lunch (free ...

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Lifeline Cell Phone: Little Known Facts

08/20/2013
The government assisted Lifeline cell phone program has a lot of misconceptions and little known facts. Here, we'll attempt to clear up some of the fiction and separate the facts.
-Often referred to the "Obama phone," the Lifeline cell phone program was established during the Reagan Administration and actually has nothing to do with President Obama. -In 2008, the Lifeline program was modernized to include a free cell phone with free minutes following the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina w...

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IDAHO: Budget Mobile Lifeline Welcomes ID to the Family!

08/08/2013
Budget Mobile Lifeline is excited to announce service in the state of Idaho!
Budget Mobile offers government assisted cell phone service through the Lifeline program, to include 250 free minutes and a free cell phone to eligible customers.
Plan benefits for ID include: -No Contracts -No Cost -Nationwide Coverage -Caller ID -Call Waiting -Voicemail
State or government programs which could deem you for a free cell phone include: Annual income Bureau of Indian Affairs...

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BUDGET MOBILE LAUNCHES ONLINE SERVICE IN WEST VIRGINIA.

04/30/2013
BOSSIER CITY, LA, April 30th 2013--Budget Mobile, an industry leader in Prepaid Phone Services and Lifeline Cell Phones, has announced the launch of Budget Mobile Lifeline service in West Virginia.

Budget Mobile Lifeline offers government assisted wireless services to low income families and individuals. Budget Mobile offers Lifeline discounts to qualified customers who meet certain eligibility such Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance, Emergency Assistance, Federal Housing Assi...

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BUDGET MOBILE LAUNCHES ONLINE SERVICE IN WYOMING.

02/27/2013
Budget Mobile, an industry leader in Prepaid Phone Services and Lifeline Cell Phones, has announced the launch of Budget Mobile Lifeline service in Wyoming.


Budget Mobile offers government assisted wireless services to low income families and individuals. Budget Mobile offers Lifeline discounts to qualified customers who meet certain eligibility such as Medicaid, food stamps, Federal Housing Assistance, National School Luncheon, Supplemental Security Income, other government assist...

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BUDGET MOBILE LAUNCHES SERVICE IN FIVE NEW STATES, INCLUDING COLORADO, MAINE, OHIO, KANSAS, AND NORTH DAKOTA.

02/08/2013
Budget Mobile, an industry leader in Prepaid Phone Services and Lifeline Cell Phones, has announced the launch of business online in five new states including Kansas, Colorado, Maine, North Dakota and Ohio.

Budget Mobile Lineline offers government assisted wireless services to low income families and individuals. We offer Lifeline discounts to qualified customers who meet certain eligibility such as government assistance or household income requirements.


As a part of our o...

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Budget Mobile Opens New Store in Tulsa, Oklahoma

12/05/2012
As part of our ongoing commitment to providing the highest level of customer interaction and service Budget Mobile has opened a retail location in Tulsa, Oklahoma located at 60 North Sheridan Road. Our retail stores, as well as phone and web support, allows Budget Mobile to become culturally connected with the communities we serve, in addition to offering immediate, convenient, and personal point of service.

Contact Information Address:
60 North Sheridan Road
Tulsa, OK 74115
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Budget Mobile Now Offers Service in Texas

10/15/2012
Budget Mobile Lifeline is now providing service in Texas. As of October 15th, Budget Mobile is scheduled to open stores in Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington, Austin, El Paso & San Antonio in the next 90 days. Exact locations will be announced in the coming weeks. Residents of Texas can also apply for and purchase services immediately at www.budgetmobile.com

"With the decline of the availability of pay phones, having a cell phone is a necessity in today's world," says Stephen Hyde...

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