A number of networks gained popularity as they started offering ACP discounted plan on their network. Never heard names like Airtalk Wireless, QLink Wireless, Assurance Wireless, Excess Telecom, Natural Wireless, Easy Wireless, and many others got popularity. You can add another name called Excess Telecom which is also referred to as Excess Wireless. So let’s check out details on what kind of services they offer.
California-based Excess Telecom is licensed to offer a government-funded Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) in all 50 states of America. This government benefit program is operated by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that entitles eligible customers to get a monthly discount on broadband internet devices and other connected devices.
As per the FCC guidelines, eligible customers from tribal lands gets $75 per month while normal ACP-eligible household gets a $30 discount. Further, you get a free touchscreen phone and a $100 one-time discount on the purchase of a tablet PC, or laptop.
If you or your family member is a participant in a federal government program like Medicaid or Food Stamps (SNAP), Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, infants, and children, Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA), Veterans Pension and Survivors Benefits, School Lunch or Dinner program and received Federal Pell Grant in the current year.
You can also qualify based on your income – household income should be less than or equal to 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. For people in tribal lands, you qualify based on your participation in Head Start, Tribal TANF, few special programs for Indian reservations.
You can call 1-800-615-0898 to talk to customer care at Excess Wireless. So that’s all about Excess Wireless and it’s free/discounted wireless phone plan.