Lifeline wireless plans are now available in the states of Colorado, Georgia, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming!

All Tempo Lifeline wireless plans are Lifeline supported services, a government assistance program. Only eligible customers may enroll in the program. Sign up for our newsletter to get the latest updates on when Lifeline service will be available.

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.

Lifeline 250

Lifeline 150

Price FREE FREE    
Install FREE FREE  
Monthly Minutes 250 150    
Unused Minutes Carryover to Next Month   YES  
Texts 3 texts = 1 min 3 texts = 1 min  
Data 1MB = 2 min 1MB = 2 min  
Nationwide Calling Included YES YES  
Caller ID
Call Waiting
Caller ID
Call Waiting

Colorado residents: Lifeline 900 prepaid plan is available for $32.95 with 900 anytime minutes that can be used for voice, text or data.
South Carolina residents: 250 minute voice-only plan is available with 250 free anytime minutes.
Additional Minute Plans:    
  Top-Up 60 Top-Up 100 Top-Up 200
Price $5.95 $9.95 $14.95
Minutes 60 100 200
Texts 3 texts = 1 min 3 texts = 1 min 3 texts = 1 min
Data 1MB = 2 min 1MB = 2 min 1MB = 2 min
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 Colorado residents: For unresolved questions or complaints you may contact the External Affairs Section of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission, Consumer Affairs, 1560 Broadway, Suite 250, Denver CO 80202, Phone 303-894-2070 or 800-456-0858, Fax 303-894-2532 or by email to

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.

For Nebraska residents: To apply for Nebraska Lifeline please visit the Nebraska Telephone Assistance Program (NTAP) website at You may also apply by contacting NTAP and requesting a paper application.  They can be reached by phone at 1-800-526-0017 or by mail at NTAP Department, PO BOX 94927, Lincoln, NE 68509.