Assurance Wireless offers its service in Minnesota
Assurance Wireless announced that its service, specially designed for low-income families, has become available in Minnesota. Minnesota is 37th state where Assurance Wireless provides its service.
To qualifying customers, usually those who are already participating in Food Stamps or Medicaid programs and who provide proof of income, Assurance Wireless gives 250 free voice minutes, 250 free text messages per month and a free cell phone. The service also includes a call waiting, caller ID and free access to 911.
For more minutes and texts, users can pay $5 per month and double their allotments to 500. For $20 per month, users add 750 minutes and texts to already available 250 of both and have in total of 1000 minutes and 1000 texts. For unlimited talk, text and data, they need to pay $30 per month. Users can also choose to add-on voice minutes, text, email and international calling. Assurance’s service is limited to only one account per household.
Assurance Wireless is a Lifeline Assistance program managed by Virgin Mobile USA and Sprint and supported by the federal Universal Service Fund.