Assurance Wireless Overview
In this world of digitalization, we have this San Diego based leader in highly efficient RF and wireless networking technologies.
Assurance Wireless, a Sprint/Nextel company are working best to give innovative solutions and serve as a leader to deal with real-world problems in the digital wireless and networking industries.
The company is headquartered in La Jolla, California and is a subsidiary of Virgin Mobile which itself is a subsidiary of Sprint/Nextel.
How was it started?
The company was formed on 9th December 2009 and is on the way to having the roots tied to its founders those who were members of early key wireless companies such as Qualcomm Corporation.
The company initially led the program in New York, Tennessee, Virginia, and North Carolina. The success rate showed tremendous results and they went for expanding to different states of the country.
However, many have complained about the quality but reports show an overall success.
What makes them so popular and important?
The company is active in providing free cell phone service for eligible low-income households. This program is initiated by Virgin Mobile which is a new brand in this business and is focusing on to support this government-subsidized offer through the Lifeline program.
They are always there to provide you with certain benefits like as follows;
• Free Phone
• Free minutes for domestic and long-distance calling
• No monthly charges
• No fee or contract
• One can buy extra minutes if they run out without any contract.
• They also include services like voicemail, call waiting, Caller ID and 911 access.
So, Assurance Wireless offers you phone and service free as long as no one else in your economic household has one and as long as you have a qualifying benefit or are low income.
How to get this service?
To qualify for the Virgin Mobile Assurance Wireless program, eligibility matters according to states and one needs to come under the following;
• Food Stamps/SNAP
• Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
• Supplementary Security Income (SSI)
• National School Lunch Program’s Free Lunch Program
• Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
• Federal Public Housing Assistance (FPHA)
Aside from this either one have a household income that at or below 135% of Federal poverty guidelines.
What’s new on the chart?
They planned to run a pilot program in early 2016 adding up offers of smartphones as an option for California residents and also working on to expand in other states.