Assurance Wireless service available in San Francisco
Assurance Wireless has announced the availability of its service in San Francisco metro area. The company says it’s the beginning of offering its service in California. “I expect San Francisco to be a model for launching this program throughout the rest of California.” – Bevan Dufty, head of Housing Opportunity, Partnerships & Engagement for the city and county of San Francisco said.
Assurance Wireless service is specially designed for low-income families. The service includes a free handset, 250 free voice minutes and 250 free texts per month, with the limit of one account per household. In addition, users are entitled to a call waiting, caller ID and access to 911 for free.
In case they need more airtime, they can choose to add additional 250 minutes and 250 texts to free ones and have a total of 500 of both for $5 per month. For $20 per month, they can add 750 minutes and 750 texts to have 1000 of both while for $30 per month, they can get unlimited service with unlimited talk, text and data. To these three plans, add-on options are also available. Users can add voice minutes, text, email and international calling.
The process of applying to Assurance Wireless service in San Francisco differs significantly from how it’s done in other countries but basically, those who are already participating in certain public assistance programs may qualify for the Assurance Wireless as well.
San Francisco is 39th state where Assurance offers its service. Assurance Wireless is run by Sprint’s brand Virgin Mobile USA and supported by the federal Universal Service Fund.
Source: Phone Scoop