phone-300x240Are you in need of a phone but can’t afford one? Are you missing out on the security and the opportunity to connect with people? Sadly there are more people than ever in this situation. If you are without phone service, or know someone who is, Lifeline and Tribal Link-Up can help.

Lifeline has been helping low-income Americans afford basic phone service for 25 years. Lifeline and Tribal Link-Up are government assistance programs funded through the Universal Service Fund program that lower the monthly cost of home phone service. Qualifications vary by state, but they are typically available to those below 135 percent of the federal poverty guidelines—or most people who receive federal or state assistance.

Don’t be left without phone service! To learn more about these services and how to sign up visit or call 888-CALL-TDS.

Luke_BrooksGuest Blogger: Luke Brooks
Luke is the intern for the Corporate Communications team at TDS and does a lot more than brew coffee and make copies. He is called on for anything from press releases to multimedia projects. Luke is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, majoring in Communication Arts and Journalism and Mass Communication. His strongest passions are movies and sports.


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