Assurance Wireless Offers More Minutes and Messages
Assurance Wireless today improved its offering to low-income Americans. Specifically, the company is offering new customers unlimited text messaging with their plan. The plan includes the standard 250 voice minutes, but Assurance is offering new customers an additional 250 minutes (500 total) for the first four months they are with the company. Existing customers will be upgraded to the new messaging plan over time. The new service options are available to consumers in 36 states where Assurance operates. Assurance is a government-assisted program that offers free and low-cost handsets and service to eligible consumers.
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