Is a free phone with low cost service possible without a contract? One company is out to prove itself while attracting the masses. Textnow Wireless is a growing brand that is targeting Millennials and their parents. The brand has yet to become a household name, but is working with a special partnership with Sprint to provide service and the phone service is available by using Wi-Fi without a contract.
How it Works – Users can take a device without activation, log on to Wi-Fi and download the Textnow Wireless app from Google Play. Users will get a phone number and it will allow the phone to work for free as long as there’s a Wi-Fi signal.
Users who want a phone that works outside of Wi-Fi can sign up at TextnowWireless.com and order a handset from the company for less than $20. The Android phones offered include the Motorola Moto E, LG Volt 4G LTE at $9.99 for a refurbished phone. The company offers the Motorola Moto X new device for $119.99 The monthly plans start at $18.99 per month for nationwide coverage.
The Service – Textnow Wireless offers great service for a startup company. There are glitches in the system like call dropping and fuzzy signals, but not enough to bother the user. Discount pre-paid phone carriers Metro PCS and Boost Mobile often have the same issues which are quickly resolved.
Derek Ting CEO of Textnow Wireless started the company a few years ago while in college. He was looking for discount service and couldn’t find a good service at a low cost that Millennials in college could afford. “Wi-Fi coverage is a big trend. We want our customers to take full advantage of the savings from that. We want to make sure that we’re cost competitive for our customers.”
View the complete Textnow Wireless coverage map and options at TextnowWireless.com. The company provides service in US and Canada.
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