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Company Overview of TracFone Wireless, Inc.

Company Overview

TracFone Wireless, Inc. provides prepaid wireless phone services. The company offers international long distance calling services; ringtones, games, voice mail, and text message services; and area code updating and technical support services. It also provides cell phones and airtime cards online, as well as through retail locations across the United States, Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico. TracFone Wireless, Inc. was formerly known as Topp Telecom, Inc. and changed its name to TracFone Wireless, Inc. in November 2000. The company was founded in 1996 and is based in Miami, Florida. As of February 9, 1999, TracFone Wireless, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of America Movil S.A.B. de C.V.

9700 NW 112th Avenue

Miami, FL 33178

United States

Founded in 1996



Key Executives for TracFone Wireless, Inc.

Senior Vice President of Product Management
Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

TracFone Wireless, Inc. Key Developments

America Movil May Sell TracFone

America Movil S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV:AMX L) is planning to sell TracFone Wireless, Inc. and may get good offers for it from local competitors, Mexican daily El Financiero said on February 11, 2015. "We are open to everything, to both selling or keeping the company, Daniel Hajj, Chief Executive Officer of America Movil was quoted as saying. However, the chief executive ruled out the possibility of creating their own network in the US to gain a competitive edge against other sector players as this would be too expensive.

Gateway Health Selects TracFone Wireless and Voxiva to Enhance Member Engagement with Digital Health Programs

Gateway Health is working with TracFone Wireless, Inc. and Voxiva, Inc. to engage and support Medicaid members in taking an active role in their health through the use of mobile phones. Through SafeLink Health Solutions(R), a TracFone brand, Gateway will be able to enhance member communications and help them stay healthy through access to mobile phones and health programs. Eligible Gateway members receive a phone with 250 monthly minutes, unlimited text messaging and toll-free calls to Gateway member services. Members also have access to Voxiva's suite of mobile health programs for maternal and child health (Text4baby and Text4kids), and adult health and wellness (Txt4health). These programs are designed to educate and support members, encourage them to follow recommended guidelines for preventive care, vaccinations and screenings, and inform them about health plan services and benefits.

Passport Health Plan Commits to Improve Member Health and Engagement in Partnership with Voxiva, Inc. and TracFone Wireless, Inc

Passport Health Plan has selected Voxiva, Inc. and TracFone Wireless, Inc. to engage and support their members in taking an active role in their health by providing them with free mobile phones and health messaging. Eligible members will receive a phone with 250 monthly minutes, unlimited text messaging, and toll-free calls to Passport's Member Services hotline. Members also have access to Voxiva's digital health programs for maternal and child health (Text4baby and Text4kids), and adult health and wellness (Txt4health). These programs encourage members to follow recommended guidelines for preventive care, vaccinations, and screenings, and also inform them of their health plan benefits. Voxiva developed these services to help health plans improve key quality measures (HEDIS & EPSDT) and increase member retention. Independent evaluations demonstrate improved outcomes on key quality measures, including appointment attendance and timely immunizations.

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