Posted by bluejayadmin 08.28.13 3:39 pm
The Public Utilities Commission of the State of Hawaii has granted approval to the BlueJay Wireless, LLC petition for designation as an eligible telecommunications carrier within the state. The approval from Hawaii allows BlueJay Wireless to provide discounted cellphone service to eligible residents of Hawaii under the federal Lifeline Program
“The approval in Hawaii is great and exciting news for us,” states BlueJay president and CEO, David Wareikis. “Hawaii has one of the lowest program participation rates in the U.S. due largely to its very limited availability, which we fully intend to bring to the eligible residents of this beautiful state”
BlueJay Wireless is committed to the high level of integrity and responsibility required of the Lifeline program and remains focused in providing the same high quality of support and awareness to the eligible residents Hawaii. BlueJay Wireless strongly employs and enforces the strict rules set forth by the FCC in determining qualified consumers for the Lifeline program across the country.
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 may vary by state.
About BlueJay Wireless
BlueJay Wireless™ was founded to provide superior wireless service for lower-income and under-banked consumers. We strive to give customers what they want at prices they can afford. To learn more, visit http://www.bluejaywireless.com/
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