ReachOut Wireless no longer participates in the Government Lifeline Program and does not provide free cell phones or smartphones.
Reachout Wireless application is the first step to become a subscriber of the state sponsored and affordable communication service with Life-Line and Link-up support programs. There are just several government-assisted cell phone service providers that also have prepaid cell phone plans available to everyone. The same is with this one. If a customer wishes to receive some kind of financial subsidy to use when getting a cell phone, then there is a matter of eligibility arisen. The phoning and texting services of Reachout Wireless are available nationwide, however it is only in specific states of the US that the assistantship programs can be used by households and individuals.
Before Starting Reachout Wireless Application Process
If a person wants apply for the services provided by this company, there are several ways to do so. The provider has made pretty simple to start using its services. However, before the decision to become a subscriber is made, it is necessary to check whether or not all the eligibility criteria for the phone subsidy are met. If there is at least one requirement not fulfilled, then there is no point to start the application process. These discounts through the Life-Line and Link-Up programs are available only in the case of 100% matching the criteria set.
One of the limiting factors here that can make a person ineligible to fill in the Reachout Wireless application is the fact that this person or a household has used the Life-Line support or Link-Up support before. It is only once that it is possible to receive this kind of assistance.
Also, there is a limited number of states, the residents of which qualify for the government-assisted life-line service through Reachout. As of the moment of writing this article, the states the services are provided in include: Arkansas, Illinois, California, Maryland, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Louisiana, Missouri, West Virginia, New Jersey, and Mississipi. All the rules of qualification vary depending on state. The instructions and qualification rules for each state are available at reachoutwireless.com.
How to File an Application
There are several ways in which the application for RW services can be filed. They are described below.
1. It is possible to activate the enrollment in subscription through the official website of the company. Clicking on the banner “Enroll” will lead to a chain of action which a new customer has to perform in order to get enrolled. This online application process is convenient since it does not take much time and is pretty simple in its nature. All which is needed from the subscriber is to know the necessary data, to have an access to the Internet and to meet the eligibility requirements. It should be remembered that Lifeline account is only allowed once per specific address, and the number of people who receive government help on that address does not matter.
Once all the field of application form are completed, the customer needs to save the file with this application to the personal computer and either email it to the email specified by the company, or print it out and send it via fax to a service number.
2. Another way to activate the Reachout enrollment is by calling the toll free US number available on the website and be guided by a company’s representative through the application process.
3. Also it is possible to download and print out the application form from the website. It is a single page form, so it should not take a lot of time to fill it in. When it is ready with the information of an applicant, it should be faxed to the number specified in it.
Usually, it takes several days for the Reach out Wireless to process the application submitted and to ship the free phone to a subscriber. The status of processing and shipment can be checked with the company by calling its special toll free number. The Reachout Wireless free cell phone arrives being ready to use and with pre-loaded free minutes.