Wisconsin really is a great state, and we truly appreciate and look forward to the opportunity to introduce our services to the people of Wisconsin
Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 23, 2013
Dallas based Blue Jay Wireless, LLC received approval from the Wisconsin Public Service Commission as an Eligible Telecommunication Carrier (ETC), marking additional growth in the states Blue Jay is authorized to offer wireless service to qualified low-income residents under the federal Lifeline program.
Founded on the belief that cellphone service is a basic necessity that all Americans should have access to, Blue Jay Wireless continues to strive in its goal to reach qualified consumers across the country. To achieve this goal, Blue Jay Wireless remains committed to expanding services to new states across the country in order provide affordable and superior wireless service to low-income consumers.
“We are happy with the pace we are seeing right now” states Blue Jay president and CEO David Wareikis. “Wisconsin really is a great state, and we truly appreciate and look forward to the opportunity to introduce our services to the people of Wisconsin.”
Created in 1985 under the Reagan administration, the Lifeline Program was designed to ensure all low-income Americans have phone access to connect to jobs, family and emergency services. In 2005, as the proliferation of cellphones had increasingly replaced landlines, the Lifeline Program was expanded to include wireless service in addition to traditional landline service.
Available in every state, territory, commonwealth, and on Tribal lands, the Lifeline program is available to eligible low-income consumers, and allows for only one Lifeline phone per household. Eligibility criteria vary by state. In Wisconsin, qualified consumers must either have an income that is at or below 135% of the federal Poverty Guidelines or participate in one of the approved federal assistance programs such as Food Stamps, Medicaid, or federal Public Housing (section 8).
About Blue Jay Wireless
Blue Jay Wireless™ was founded to provide superior wireless service for lower-income and under-banked consumers. We aim to give customers what they want at prices they can afford. To learn more, visit http://www.bluejaywireless.com/