Cintex Wireless Lifeline & ACP Plans
Since Cintex Wireless participates in the Lifeline and Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), it can offer attractive low/no-cost wireless plans to qualified households. These plans include free smartphones and/or deeply discounted tablets.
Currently, Cintex offers a free device with the purchase of a tablet at the discounted price of $10.01. In addition to the devices, you may qualify for free unlimited service. Which plan you qualify for depends on whether you’re enrolled in just Lifeline, just ACP, or both.
Cintex Plan Offerings
The plans offered are as follows:
Lifeline Plan Only
Affordable Connectivity Plan Only
Lifeline and ACP Combination
The best and broadest plan
The phones on all three plans include caller-ID, call waiting, 3-way calling, and voicemail. The type of phone depends on the supply. Currently (2022) the choice of free phones Cintex Wireless offers include iPhone 7, 6 Plus, Galaxy S8, and more. Tablets offered include Samsung Galaxy Tab S4, Alcatel Joy Tab 2, and more. For as little as $35 you can purchase an Apple iPad Air (depending on supplies).
States of Operation
Cintex Wireless has nationwide coverage but is not authorized to provide service in all states. Currently, in 2022, they are authorized to provide service in the following 11 states:
Eligibility Requirements for Lifeline and ACP
To reap the benefits of the above plans, you must be enrolled in either the Lifeline, ACP or both programs. To qualify for the programs you must meet at least one of the following criteria:
Tribal Assistance Programs
If you qualify either by participating in one of the programs or by household income, you must have documented proof of such eligibility.
Applying for Lifeline and Cintex
The first step is to visit the National Verifier website to apply for Lifeline. You will be required to upload proof of eligibility. Once approved for Lifeline benefits, then go to the Cintex Wireless site and click the Apply Now button to begin your Cintex application. As with the National Verifier, you must upload proof of eligibility and enrollment on the Cintex site also.
According to Cintex, it should take about 20 to 30 minutes for an application to be approved as long as you provide the proper documentation. Sometimes it may take 3 to 4 days if, for some reason, your proof of documentation needs to be reconfirmed. You can always check your application status here.
Once approved you will receive a confirmation via email along with an order tracking number.
Things to Note
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Last Modified: 17 January 2023
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