Cintex Wireless

Cintex Wireless is a regional carrier that issues Lifeline phones. In addition, they also have non-Lifeline service as well. They currently operate in Arkansas, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, Rhode Island and West Virginia. Cintex is a partner of Liberty Wireless, a large pre-paid carrier. All calls are covered on the Sprint network, offering Cintex Wireless great call quality and virtually nationwide coverage.

Cintex Wireless Plans

Cintex Wireless offers one standard plan. Customers receive 90 minutes per month for nationwide calls. While that might be less than most Lifeline providers, the company offers one of the more generous rollover plans. All unused minutes can be rolled over for an incredible 12 months.

The company offers two paid unlimited talk and text plans.

  • For $35.00 customers receive 14 days of unlimited talk minutes and text messages.
  • For $50.00 customers receive 28 days of unlimited talk minutes and text messages.

Text messages are charged at 1 plan minute each (incoming and outgoing). International calling is not allowed on Cintex Wireless Lifeline service.

Phones and Services

All new customers of Cintex Wireless receive a free phone with the following services provided free: Call Waiting, Caller ID, Voicemail and Three-Way-Calling. Calls to Directory Assistance are free as well.

You may also be able to port you old phone number to your Cintex Wireless phone.

Adding Money to Your Cintex Wireless Phone

The company offers the following rates for adding money to a Cintex Wireless Lifeline phone:

  • $3 for 20 minutes
  • $5 for 33 minutes
  • $10 for 200 minutes
  • $20 for 500 minutes

Any purchase of the above plans is subject to a 30-day validity, so don’t buy more than you’ll use!

There are three ways a customer can top up their Cintex Wireless phone:

  • Credit can be purchased via Cintex Customer Service 877-304-9183. A credit or debit card is required.
  • Going to the Cintex Wireless website. Extra minutes can be purchased with a credit/debit card, and PayPal.
  • Purchasing Movida Wireless airtime cards at retail locations such as K-mart, Wal-mart, Dollar General, Target and many others

A customer can also choose to have their phones credited by Auto Top up, where a customer-selected amount is deducted from PayPal, credit or debit card and added to their phone, either on a particular date of the month or when their balance falls below $5. Top up is available in the amounts of $10 & $20.

Qualifying Information

There are two ways of qualifying for a free phone and free service with Cintex Wireless.  First, if you are receiving benefits from one of the following governmental assistance plans, it is likely that you qualify for a free phone from Cintex Wireless:

  • Medicaid
  • Food Stamps
  • Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Temporary Assistance to needy Families (TANF)
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
  • National School Free Lunch Program

If you do not participate in any of the previous programs, you may still qualify under income guidelines. If your household income level is lower than the chart below, it is likely you qualify for a free phone from Cintex Wireless.

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Contact Information

If you’d like to apply for Cintex Wireless, you may contact their customer service at 1-877-304-9183 or you may apply online at their website.

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