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All Tempo Home Phone plans are Lifeline supported services, a government assistance program. Only eligible customers may enroll in the program. See if you qualify for a free phone with free monthly service!
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Service is limited to one discount per household, consisting of either home phone or wireless service. Rules and forms of documentation necessary for enrollment are listed below. Service is non-transferable.


The three plans below are Lifeline eligible. Select your state from the drop down menu below to learn what Lifeline-discounted rates are available.

 

Select a State for your Lifeline-discounted Rates:  
 
Value

Basic

Essentials
  $29.49/mo* $32.49/mo* $65.49/mo*  
Install FREE FREE FREE
Included
Local Calling
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited  
Included
Long Distance
    2,000 min!
Additional Long Distance   300 min $6.00 300 min $6.00
Included
Features
  Caller ID
Call Waiting

 
Caller ID
Call Waiting
Call Forward

Call Block
Call Return
Call Tracing
Speed Call 8
3-Way Calling
 
Additional Features Available   Caller ID
Call Waiting
Call Forward

Call Block
Call Return
Call Tracing
Speed Call 8
3-Way Calling

Inside Wire Maintenance
Non-listed Number
Non-Published Number

 
Inside Wire Maintenance
Non-listed Number
Non-Published Number

 
 
* Taxes and fees not included. Prices subject to change.

Forms of documentation necessary for enrollment: All subscribers will be required to demonstrate eligibility based at least on (1) Household income at or below 135% (or 150% depending upon the state) of Fed Poverty guidelines for a household of that size; OR (2) the household’s participation in a qualifying state, federal or Tribal program, (a) current or prior year's statement of benefits from a qualifying state,federal or Tribal program. (b) a notice letter of participation in a qualifying state,federal or Tribal program. (c) program participation documents (eg: consumers SNAP card, Medicaid card, or copy thereof). (d) other official document evidencing the consumer's participation in a qualifying state, federal or Tribal program.
Income eligibility: prior year's state, federal or Tribal tax return, current income statement from an employer or paycheck. Social Security statement of benefits. Veterans Administration statement of benefits. Retirement/pension statement of benefits. Unemployment / Workmen's comp statement of benefits. Federal or Tribal notice letter of participation in General Assistance. Divorce decree, child support award, or other official document containing income information for at least three (3) months time. Tempo will NOT retain a copy of this documentation.
IMPORTANT: consumers who willfully make a false statement in order to obtain the Lifeline benefit can be punished by fine or imprisonment or can be barred from the program.
For Georgia residents: Unresolved complaints concerning Lifeline service can be directed to the Georgia Public Service Commission’s Consumer Affairs Unit at 404-656-4501 or 800-282-5813.

For Kansas residents: As a designed telecommunications carrier eligible to receive universal service support, Tempo Telecom is proud to offer the Lifeline in the state of Kansas.  We will provide discounts off one service activation and on basic monthly service for residential customers who qualify for income-assisted programs.  To determine if you quality for Kansas Lifeline service, customers may call 1-800-822-8501.  For unresolved questions or complaints you may contact the Kansas Corporation Commission, Office of Public Affairs and Consumer Protection, at KCC - Consumer Protection, 1500 SW Arrowhead Road, Topeka, KS 66604 or toll-free 1.800.662.0027 or in Topeka 785.271.3140.  Hearing or speech impaired TDD Kansas Relay Center 1.800.766.3777.