Discounts on Wireless!
carriers offer a discount to
members of certain companies, governments and
organizations. Discounts can range from 5% to
25%, or FREE!.
see if you're eligible.
Employees, members and the families*
of a wide variety of corporations, governments,
schools and organizations, the larger, the better:
* In most
cases, these discounts apply to the employee and their family. Most
carriers have a broad interpretation of who is
Spouses, children and siblings often don't have the same last
name. There are quite a few people who got added to a family
plan by adding
"Uncle" to their name.
of many corporations
employees: federal, state, local and special districts
students, faculty and employees
co-ops and credit unions
A big wireless discount is often a recruiting tool for some employers.
What would you prefer, a nice new smartphone with a hefty
monthly discount or a company-paid medical plan? Seriously?
to Apply for the
your favorite carrier and click on their Eligibility
You may be instructed to enter your company email
address. If your company is eligible you should get a
notification followed by a link to an application. Submit the
application and you will be notified of your eligibility.
These programs have varying discounts on devices,
potentially, bundles. We'll tell you where to go if you're not
source of this information is
your company's human
Yes, this is just one more thing they know more about than the boss.
page is not about plans for employees of cellular companies, they have
their own sweet deal.
Are You Eligible?
Workers Can Save on Wireless:
- Join the Company's Shared Plan
Many employers have a "shared" plan that can
you more than an employee plan. Some will allow you
part of your wireless charges to your expense account.
their plan may have some additional obligations at work, but your final
cost could be Zero!
for a FAMILY PLAN
instead of an Employee plan.
Some family plans are far more generous than "employee" plans.
There can be secrets and programs you didn't know about, or that
carriers don't make generally known.
- Switch to Prepaid
is a great way to get a better price on wireless.
You can bring your own phone or get one at a non-subsidized
price. Prices start at almost FREE!
you clicked on one of the Eligibility
links, above, and didn't get a
good deal, try one of the other carriers. They could make it
worth your while to switch.
- Get a Better Job
This may have more benefits than you'd expect. Don't forget
to ask about the corporate wireless plan. The retirement plan
can wait. Where are your priorities, right?