Providers in Your State
Do you know all of the companies that offer free cell phones in your state? If not, and you would like to see and compare what companies offer free and discounted service in your state, you have come to the right place. On this page, we have listed the major carriers that offer Lifeline phones in your state, so you can compare their plans and choose the best one for you.
Unfortunately, free cell phones are not yet available in every state. However, in states where there may not be free cell phones, we have listed some discounted providers for you. Some of these providers have very deep discounts, making their service plans even better than the ones that offer free cell phones! As our coverage of Lifeline providers expands, we will be updating this list, so that you can continue to see the options that available to you and make the most informed decisions.
Click on your state to be taken to the providers in your state.
List of Lifeline Phone companies in:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming,Washington DC, Puerto Rico
While Alaskans might not be able to get free phones, they have excellent Lifeline plans. Please see our Discounted Page for some great options.
Arkansas has several companies competing for Lifeline customers. The state currently has Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Life Wireless, Tag Mobile, Access Wireless, Cintex Wireless and Terracom Wireless .
Assurance Wireless is starting service in the state of Colorado.
There are no free cell phones for low-income Hawaiians. Please see our Discount page for low-cost phones for residents of the state.
The only company offering free phones in Idaho is Assurance Wireless. We have listed some discounted options on our Discounted Page. There are special benefits for those living on Tribal Lands in Idaho.
The people of Illinois have a great selection if they’d like to get a free phone. They have the following companies serving their residents: Assurance Wireless, Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Life Wireless, Care Wireless, Access Wireless and Yourtel Wireless.
The people of Missouri have lots of options to compare when getting a free phone, as Reachout Wireless, Safelink Wireless, Yourtel Wireless, Life Wireless Cintex Wireless, Access Wireless and Tag Mobile are all in the state.
As of now, Montana has one company offering free cell phones in the state, QLink Wireless. Please see our Discounts page for more information.
There are no free phones available in Nebraska, but there are some discounted phones available, and deeper discounts.
The state with the best state nickname, the Land of Enchantment, has two providers that give out free phones and they are Safelink Wireless and Choice Wireless. See what Choice Wireless offers on our Discounted page.
There are no free phones allowed in North Dakota, but the state has some discounts and especially for those living in Tribal lands. See our Discounted page for more details.
Oklahoma has no free phones, but it doesn’t really need them as Yourtel Wireless and Terracom Wireless have great plans for Oklahoma residents. See our Yourtel Wireless and our Terracom Wireless pages for more information.
Oregon is now served by Assurance Wireless.
South Dakota does not have free phones. However there are some benefits for its residents and even better benefits for those living in Tribal Lands. See our Discounted page for information.
As of now, Wyoming has no free cell phones. The state does have discounted phones for residents and deeper discounts for those living in Tribal Lands. Please see our Discounted page for information regarding Wyoming.