Individuals qualifying for the Lifeline assistance program may choose cellular phone service from TelAlaska for no monthly fee.
TelAlaska Cellular's Lifeline service plan provides:
Unlimited local calls and calls placed to and from communities within the TelAlaska Cellular Network
One FREE, high quality cell phone
400 Long Distance Minutes per month, in-state and out-of-state calling
Voicemail and Calling Features
FREE nationwide unlimited text messaging plan (a $5.99 value)
Plan does not include "roaming" (long distance calls placed when you travel outside the TelAlaska Cellular Network). Roaming is 25¢ per minute. Long distance calls that exceed 400 minutes per month are 25¢ per minute. Monthly long distance allotments are calculated from the 24th of the month through the 23rd of the following month.
Lifeline is a government assistance program and documentation from one of these services is required for enrollment.
Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps
Federal Public Housing Assistance
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Bureau of Indian Affairs General Assistance
Tribally-administered Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Head Start Programs (only those meeting its income qualifying standard)
National School Lunch Program (free meals program only)
*NEW* You can now qualify if your income is at or below 135% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.
For assistance in determining if there is more than one household at your residence, please complete this worksheet: Lifeline Household Worksheet.
Notice to new and existing TelAlaska Cellular customers regarding the addition of the language below to our terms and conditions:
NOTICE TO NEW AND EXISTING SUBSCRIBERS REGARDING TRANSMISSION OF WIRELESS EMERGENCY ALERTS (Commercial Mobile Alert Service): TELALASKA CELLULAR presently does not transmit wireless emergency alerts. Notice required by FCC Rule 47 C.F.R. § 10.250 (Commercial Mobile Alert Service).
If you should have any questions regarding your service or this amendment to the terms and conditions, please call us at 1-877-478-2305.