A quarterly payment to help with phone and internet costs if you get certain payments from us.
You can get Telephone Allowance if you have a telephone connected in your name and get a certain payment. You can also get it if the connection is in your partner’s name.
Whether you get the basic rate or full rate of telephone Allowance depends on your situation.
Page last updated: 12 May 2018
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