Providing Cellphones for the Poor
Tracfone began providing its service, called SafeLink, in Tennessee in August and now does ... Even though he thinks these people look silly, he said, he is going to use his cellphone. Why not? he said. “It’s free.” More Articles in Technology ...
SafeLink offers low-minute cells for low-income residents
The wireless service is called SafeLink, and it's being marketed ... the response as being "overwhelming." "TracFone certainly is making it more popular," Wigfield said of the Lifeline program. Why it may be becoming more popular could be attributed ...
Tracfone And Straight Talk Are Not Entirely Sure Why They Canceled My Account
Having trouble reaching a human at Tracfone or its new, Walmart-exclusive cousin Straight Talk? Call their corporate office ... the phone I was attempting to make the call to technical support with, which is why I still don’t understand the cause of ...
TracFone, the makers of Straight Talk, have purchased Simple Mobile
We say “unlimited” because after you consumer 2 GB of data you get a very angry phone call informing ... the company that owns TracFone, announced that they’re going to purchase Simple Mobile for an undisclosed sum of money. Why?
Richest Man Slim Cited for Profiting From Phones for Poor
Slim’s TracFone Wireless Inc. received about a quarter of the funds from the U.S. government’s Lifeline program, according to the latest figures. Today, a House subcommittee asked why the program, paid for by fees charged to U.S. phone subscribers ...