TV5 Investigates: Free Cell Phone Service Offered 2-08-2011 - WNEM TV 5

TV5 Investigates: Free Cell Phone Service Offered 2-08-2011

How much do you pay each month for your wireless phone service? $60, $70, $80 or even more?
TV5 is learning about a government program that is giving away phones for free, with free minutes. Low-income people are eligible to receive a cell phone and 200 minutes per month at no cost -- and you’re paying for the bill and may not even know about it.
To apply, families or individuals must qualify for one of a number of social programs -- including food stamps or Medicaid.
The I-TEAM’s Craig McMorris has the full story:
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