Wireless Brands Co., a broadband and telecom provider in America is providing a Chromebook at $10.50 for the eligible Affordable Connectivity Program i.e., ACP or previously known Lifeline customers. So in this article, I will take you through the steps on how to claim a free Google Chromebook laptop at $10.50 from Wireless Brands.
Free Chromebook from Wireless Brands
Wireless Brands is an MVNO that does not have its own towers but relies on the top three networks in the USA - AT&T Wireless, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless - to provide the best coverage possible. Generally, it has contracts with these networks to utilize their infrastructure. MVNOs (Mobile Virtual Network Operators) can be referred to as intermediary network providers, offering wireless plans at discounted prices, and they are quite popular in America.
Wireless Brands, a new MVNO, has gained attention with its Affordable Connectivity Plan (ACP) offering. Currently, the only available option is a discounted ACP plan, which offers a $30 monthly discount on wireless phone services for eligible customers. Residents of qualifying tribal lands are eligible for a discount of up to $75/month, which extends to services such as broadband connection in addition to wireless phone services.
There are several ACP-free phone and tablet PC providers like Excess Telecom, and QLink Wireless, but there are only a few that provides laptop under this scheme and Wireless Brands Co is one among them.
With the Wireless Brands ACP plan, you get a free smartphone and are also eligible to get a tablet PC or laptop by paying a minimum of $10.50. If you are already receiving the free mobile phone benefits, then opting for a free tablet or laptop is optional and it requires a minimum co-payment amount as mentioned with the FCC for this program.
Procedure to get a Chromebook for free
If you have checked the process of ACP eligibility and you are eligible, then you can directly apply. Several Google Chromebook variants are available and details of the exact laptop that you will get aren't known. Even if you ask Wireless Brands staff, they also can't help because the ACP devices are shipped by Universal Service Administrative Company(USAC), the authority that handles ACP and LifeLine programs in the USA.
Please follow the procedure mentioned below to apply for a free laptop from Wireless Brands Co -
- Directly open the Wireless Brand ACP application page i.e., https://wirelessbrands.com/pages/apply-now.
- On the top, you need to select the offer of a free Chromebook(check this screenshot).
- Enter all the details like Name, last 4 digits of SSN, phone number, email address, your address including your city name, State, and Zip Code.
- In the same form, you need to select and upload the document through which you qualify for ACP inclusion, i.e., SSI, Food Stamps, TTANF, or School Lunch/Breakfast program. Upload the same document.
- Read and agree with the terms and conditions. They are upto a dozen of such lines to read and check.
- Finally, type your name and click on Apply Now.
Once you click on Apply Now, you will receive a confirmation message on the next screen, showing you details of your order.
Within 4-7 working days, your application will be reviewed manually by staff members and you will receive confirmation for the same via message or email. Once the background verification is done for the documents that you have provided, your free Chromebook will be shipped and the details will be shared with you via email and message on the phone number provided in the above form.
You can check the order status on the order status check page to know the location of your parcel.
So that's how to get a free Chromebook from Wireless Brands Co. It's one of those networks that provide ACP-discounted laptops for eligible customers and dozens of providers offer free tablets and a phone with ACP.
This post was last modified on December 23, 2023 5:23 PM