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Experience fast uploads and downloads so you can spend less time waiting and more time connecting.
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Requires capable device. Network coverage is not available everywhere, varies by area and is different from the geographic areas where Assurance Wireless Lifeline service is available. For more detailed information, click on the Coverage Map link above or at the top of the page.
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Enrollment in this government benefit program is available to California residents who qualify based on federal or state specific criteria. You may qualify for Assurance Wireless if you, or a member of your household, participate in the following government programs:
You may qualify based on household income.
|California Household Income Limits|
|Household Size||Yearly Income|
|1-2||$0 - $28,500|
|3||$0 - $33,100|
|4||$0 - $40,300|
|5||$0 - $47,500|
|6||$0 - $54,700|
|7||$0 - $61,900|
|8||$0 - $69,100|
*If there are more than 8 people in your household, please add $7,100 for each additional person.
*Example: For household of 9 people, Yearly Income allowed: $0 - $76,300 ($69,100 + $7,200)
Effective June 1, 2021 to May 31, 2021.
Note: By activating, using or attempting to use LifeLine Service or devices you are agreeing to Assurance Wireless Terms and Conditions which can be found here. Assurance Wireless terms and conditions include mandatory individual arbitration of disputes.
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)
You may qualify for Assurance Wireless Unlimited under the Affordable Connectivity Program if you participate in any of the following government programs:
|200% of Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2021|
|Household Size||Yearly Income|
|1||$0 - $25,760|
|2||$0 - $34,840|
|3||$0 - $43,920|
|4||$0 - $53,000|
|5||$0 - $62,080|
|6||$0 - $71,160|
|7||$0 - $80,240|
|8||$0 - $89,320|
If there are more than eight (8) people in your household, THEN add $9,080 for each additional person.
Example: For household of nine (9) people, the Yearly Income allowed = $0 - $98,400 ($89,320 + $9,080).
If you ONLY qualify for ACP, you'll need to take 2 steps to apply.
Note: By activating, using or attempting to use ACP service or devices you are agreeing to Assurance Wireless Terms and Conditions which can be found here. Assurance Wireless terms and conditions include mandatory individual arbitration of disputes.
With 6GB of data a month you can:
Data speeds may vary. These examples are estimates. Actual data usage varies by App and streaming quality.
To keep your California Freedom Plan with 6GB Data, you must:
Customers who return after any interruption to or cancellation of their Assurance Wireless Lifeline service will receive the offer available at the time of their California Public Utilities Commission approval.
Switch Your Lifeline Service to Assurance Wireless!
Good news. If you already receive California LifeLine discounts, you can still switch to Assurance Wireless, and keep your current phone number. Your California LifeLine and federal voice Lifeline discounts (as applicable) will be switched from your current provider to Assurance Wireless. That’s because a household can have only one wireless or wire line Lifeline discount. Your renewal date will not change even when you switch to Assurance Wireless.
You can take advantage of additional services by adding money to your account using a credit or debit card or a Top-Up PIN.
Unlimited International Talk & Text Offers
Make unlimited international calls with $5 or $10 Mexico/Canada + International Text. That’s unlimited texting to over 200 international destinations.
$5 Mexico/Canada + International Text:
$10 Mexico/Canada + International Text:
1excludes Northern Territories, area code 867
Simply add money to your Assurance Wireless account and then purchase $5 or $10 Mexico/Canada + International Text through My Account each month on your phone or on the Web.
Click Here for International Rates
California LifeLine Program Limitation as of June 1, 2017: The California LifeLine Program has a limitation for consumers who want California LifeLine discounts. After submitting an enrollment request (application) for California LifeLine wireless telephone service, they must wait up to 30 days before submitting another application. They cannot submit more than one application for California LifeLine wireless telephone services at the same time. To learn more about this California LifeLine Program limitation, click here.
Lifeline Program: Assurance Wireless is a California LifeLine provider. Lifeline is a government benefit program. Assurance Wireless provides Lifeline service supported by the federal Universal Service Fund and the California LifeLine Program.
Qualifications: Enrollment in this government benefit program is available to consumers who qualify based on federal or state-specific eligibility criteria. You may qualify if you are on certain public assistance programs, like Medi-Cal or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). You can also qualify based on your household income.
Proof of Eligibility: You must provide proof of program participation or proof of income.
One Lifeline Discount per Household: Discounts provided by the California and federal Lifeline programs are limited to one per household. Separate households that live at the same address are eligible, including residents of homeless shelters and nursing homes. Residents with temporary addresses are also eligible. A household is defined as any individual or group of individuals who live together at the same address and share income and expenses.
Program Disclosures: The Emergency Broadband Benefit Program and, as of 12/31/21, its successor, the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), are government programs to provide a discount on broadband service and to increase the adoption of broadband internet access service by consumers. One discount per eligible household and is non-transferable across households. Eligible consumers may obtain EBB or ACP service from any participating provider and may transfer their EBB/ACP benefit to another participating provider at any time. For details on the EBB/ACP program, visit https://www.fcc.gov/connected. Unlimited while on our network. Mobile Hotspot up to 10GB 4G LTE. Capable device required. Coverage is not available everywhere. By activating your device and service, you agree to the Assurance Wireless Terms and Conditions. See full terms (including arbitration provision) and details at assurancewireless.com.
Assurance Wireless is a provider of California LifeLine, a government assistance program. Offer available for eligible CA customers only & is non-transferable. Discounts provided by the California & federal Lifeline programs are limited to one per household (landline or wireless). A household is defined as any individual or group of individuals who live together at the same address & share income & expenses. Consumers who willfully make false statements in order to obtain the beneﬁt can be punished by ﬁne or imprisonment or can be barred from the program. Unlike a traditional wireline phone, a wireless handset may be removed from the home. By removing a wireless cell phone from a residence that does not have other phone services, residents may not have a way to make 911 calls during an emergency. Also, wireless service may experience interruptions due to weather conditions, terrain or gaps in service coverage. Phone models may vary; shipping charges may apply. Plan: Data speeds may vary. Unused data does not roll over. Add'l. Services: Data & Int'l. plans require add-on purchases. Accessing voicemail draws from plan or add’l. mins. Customers can use Assurance Wireless svc. on pay-as-you-go plan after termination of Lifeline svc. For customers in all states except FL, when account is switched to pay-as-you-go plan & inactive for 120 days, on day 121, account will be closed & any unused service balance & telephone number will be lost. When account is switched to pay-as-you-go plan for FL customers, on day 366 account will be closed & any unused service balance & telephone number will be lost. State & local sales taxes & fees may apply. Minimum Top-Up of $5 may be required. Other terms: Offers not avail. in all states/areas & may vary by state. Coverage not avail. everywhere. Assurance Wireless reserves the right to change or cancel offer at any time. Prohibited network use rules & other restrictions apply. By activating your device and service, you agree to the Assurance Wireless Terms and Conditions. See full terms and details at assurancewireless.com. © 2021 Assurance Wireless USA, L.P. All rights reserved. Android is a trademark of Google LLC. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.
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