The California Public Utilities Commission approved the first-ever discounted wireless telephone service plan.
LifeLine wireless will be available Wednesday.
To qualify, you must be a family of four that makes less than $37,000, or a family of two or one person that makes less than $25,000.
If you qualify, there are three plans available.
The "FREE Plan" includes 1,000 voice minutes and 200 text messages.
For a monthly fee of $18.10, you can receive unlimited voice minutes and text messages.
For a monthly fee of $33.10, you can receive unlimited voice minutes, text messages and unlimited data.
The CPUC's plan is to make 21st century communications a possibility for low-income Californians.
For more information visit cpuc.ca.gov.