It’s a battle royal between the two heavyweight champions of Lifeline’s free prepaid government cell phone plans! These two will rough each other up until only one will remain. Afterall it’s survival of the cheapest!
In the far corner, flexing its mighty unlimited plan, sits the edgy, ready to rock and roll, Safelink Wireless! In the other corner, grasping its incredible customer satisfaction survey results in its clenched fists is the amazing, Assurance Wireless!
Let the fight begin! Ring the bell!
The Safelink Wireless service plan, as well as every other Lifeline phone provider, provides completely cost free service. They guarantee their will be no credit check, contracts or phone bills to stack on your kitchen table. Who wants to look at those while eating their waffles?
The initial free service plan provides 250 minutes and texts, however more minutes and texts can be purchased and added to your plan. Safelink Wireless wants their customers to be the happiest customers they can be.
There is no credit check, but just like all Lifeline phone providers, eligibility proof documents are needed to begin the program. With Safelink Wireless, they make it easy to submit your proof documents. An intuitive upload bar is available right on their website, so you never have to leave your home to get the cell phone you want and need.
Safelink Wireless wants all of its customers to have the ability to check, change or upgrade their plan at any time. To enable this easy access, the Safelink Wireless website can pull up your service plan for review with just a few clicks. Again, right from your own home. What could be easier?
This service ensures customers have full control of their cell phone and service plan. When an individual is reviewing their service plan and they feel they are not getting the best service they’ve ever experienced, service representatives are available 24 hours, day or night, to solve any customer problems or questions.
Text Message Prices
With every Safelink Wireless plan, text messages are free. Plans include 1000 free text messages to communicate easily with family and friends. If the 1000 text message limit is exceeded, there will be additional charges depending on the service plan.
- For the 68 minute plan, text message overage fees are .06 per text over the limit.
- For the 125 minute plan, text message overage fees are .12 per text over the limit.
- For the 250 minute plan, text message overage fees are .25 per text over the limit.
If you did not receive your monthly minutes, have no fear, they are easily retrieved. Follow these instructions below to retrieve your unreceived minutes:
- Press the MENU key.
- “Prepaid” will be displayed across your screen.
- Press OK or SELECT.
- Go to “Redeem Airtime” or “Add Airtime.”
- Press OK or SELECT.
- If your screen displays a message, go down and press OK until you see “Card #” or “Airtime PIN.”
- Enter 555 and press OK.
- If you are prompted for a promo code, press NO.
You will receive your minutes in a jiffy.
Safelink Wireless is a great service provider for first time or experienced free phone customers. It’s great for any stage of free phone receivers. If you or a family member has questions about eligibility, phone service or cell phone difficulties, never hesitate to call a Safelink Wireless representative.
They will be more than willing to provide you with as much information as you need to make sure all your questions are answered. Safelink Wireless has made its move and it was a doozy! Let’s see what Assurance Wireless has in store in: Round Two!
Assurance Wireless is all about the convenience of its customers. It provides plenty of cell phone models and service plans to choose from. Another great convenience Assurance Wireless offers is an abundance of information. The information highway is an Assurance Wireless customer’s only way.
For those who love to research, and all Assurance Wireless customers do, there are numerous articles available, including; a cell phone service plan program description, the program application process, checking the availability of service plans and cell phone models, frequently asked questions and your own personal availability status to enter the program.
There are so many satisfied customer testimonials that provide insight into the Assurance Wireless program. These testimonials act as a statement of authenticity and success of the program. Assurance Wireless provides specially trained service agents to answer questions about your plan or cell phone.
This cell phone provider is customer-focused. It centralizes on efficiency, customer convenience and customer service. Assurance Wireless wants to be sure their eligible patrons are as happy with their phone plan, as Assurance Wireless is with them.
Text Message Prices
You will initially receive 250 free text message and minutes with your plan, however if this is not enough, you can put money onto your account to purchase more minutes or text messages. Here’s how it works:
You can buy a $5, $20 or $30 Virgin Mobile Top-Up card from a variety of different stores all over the country. Here are the instructions to use the Top-Up card: “Hit the ‘Up’ arrow on your phone keypad. From the ‘My Account’ page, hit the button to ‘Top-Up Now’.
Access your account by hitting the ‘Up’ arrow. Your current offer and the minutes you have used this month will be displayed on the screen. Hit the ‘Down’ arrow until you can see the ‘Buy More Minutes’ section. You will see three offers:
- $5 for 500 minutes/500 Texts
- $20 for 1000 minutes/1000 texts
- $30 for Unlimited minutes, texts, and web
Then simply choose the plan you want.
To use a credit card, debit card or Paypal card follow these instructions. Once you have added money to your account choose, the $5, $20 or $30 plan option you would like to upgrade your phone service to. If this method would not work for you or if you forget to upload more minutes to your phone, there is another option.
For every text message or minute you go over the 250 text/minute limit you will be charge .10. This alleviates any stress of reloading an account or going out to buy a new $5, $20 or $30 Virgin Mobile Top-Up card.
Boom! Bing! Bam! Who will take the final count? It’s your turn to decide whether Safelink Wireless or Assurance Wireless is the best for you personally.