Free Phone! Get Your Free Phone! Don't Worry This is NOT Funded by TaxpayersSubmitted by MaskedBubble on Mon, 02/25/2013 - 01:26
The idea of the government providing a free cell phone for people has always been something that I questioned.
Why on earth should the government be providing free cell phones?
Not to worry! This is not paid by the taxpayers.
Or this is what they would like you to believe.
As I started my research I read something that was reassuring.
Let me quote Q Link Wireless:
"The Universal Service Fund program is not a tax paid by U.S. taxpayers. The Universal Service Fund program is funded from contributions by telecommunications carriers collected in part from the Universal Service Charge applicable to all forms of interstate telecommunication services."
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