Verizon to offer $1 service
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Verizon Communications, the merged company of GTE and Bell Atlantic, plans to offer monthly service for as low as $1 per month to American Indians who reside on tribal lands and qualify for the Native American Lifeline service.

The Native American Lifeline service was proposed earlier this year by the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) to help bridge the Digital Divide, the so-called gap in technology between the haves and have nots.

Verizon also plans on assisting customers with installation and extension of phone wires at reduced rates. The company plans to offer these services in the states of Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin.

To find out if you qualify for this service, call Verizon at 1-800-483-4000 after October 1.

Relevant Links:
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If you or someone you know is interested in participating in the Lifeline or Link Up program, you can also consult the FCC for a list of state telecommunications regulators.
The FCC:

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