PORTLAND, Ore.--(www.consumercellular.com), the number one rated cell phone service provider and exclusive wireless provider for AARP members, will now activate its cell phones and SIM cards free of charge for consumers. Both new and current customers will benefit, as the free activation will apply to both new, replacement and upgrade phone purchases. All customers will also receive free shipping in addition to the free activation.)--Consumer Cellular (
“We think this new offer, along with our straightforward approach in communicating it, will help mitigate confusion when activating service to a new phone or adding another one, and build upon our strong relationships with our customers.”
The activation fee aligns with the company’s philosophy of communicating to customers in a transparent and straightforward manner - clear, simple and an easy to understand policy.
“We’re continually looking for ways to serve our customers better,” said Consumer Cellular CEO John Marick. “We think this new offer, along with our straightforward approach in communicating it, will help mitigate confusion when activating service to a new phone or adding another one, and build upon our strong relationships with our customers.”
The new pricing replaces Consumer Cellular’s “free phone” offer, currently associated with the Motorola WX345. The net price for the consumer is the same whether they purchase at a retail location, via our website or our call centers. For more details, visit www.consumercellular.com.
About Consumer Cellular
Consumer Cellular is the exclusive wireless provider for AARP members and a top-rated carrier that provides no contract cellphones and service plans to those 50+. Founded in 1995 on the belief that everyone should have affordable access to the safety and convenience of cellular service, Consumer Cellular is privately held with more than 400 employees. The Portland, Ore.-based company utilizes the nation's largest voice and data network, covering more than 296 million people - or 97 percent of the U.S. population. Consumer Cellular’s cellphones and plans are sold nationwide at leading retailers such as Sears and RadioShack dealer franchise locations, as well as direct to consumers at www.consumercellular.com or 800-686-4460. The company has been ranked on the Inc. 5000 List for three years in a row. For cellphone tutorials, features, applications and company news, connect with Consumer Cellular on Facebook.com/consumercellular, Twitter.com/consumer_cell and YouTube.com/consumercellular.