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Jeenee Mobile adds $20 Pennywise plan

Finder.com.au – 19/12/16

2.5GB of data for just $20 is a pretty tasty deal. If there’s one thing that has defined mobile plans in 2016, it’s the increasing value that you’ve been able to score for a relatively low sum.

Jeenee’s latest Pennywise Essentials plan is a case in point, offering unlimited standard national calls between Jeenee users, $200 worth of credit and 2.5GB of data for just $20 per month… Full article

Jeenee Mobile going big with Mammoth data plans

Finder.com.au – 9/9/16

Jeenee Mobile’s new high data Mammoth plans offer up to 30GB a month. MVNO Jeenee Mobile has gone big, launching two new “Mammoth” plans that combine unlimited standard national talk and text messages with large data allowances.

Both new plans run on the Optus 3G network, as opposed to the Optus 4G network like Jeenee Mobile’s other plans… Full article

Jeenee Mobile and SpinTel are offering 90 gigabytes of data

7 News – 13/01/16

Jeenee Mobile and SpinTel are offering 90 gigabytes of data, with unlimited calls and texts, for $70 a month. Watch online

The phone plans that could replace your home internet

Canstar Blue – 06/01/17

Mobile phone plans are getting bigger and bigger every year – so big in fact that they could even start to replace traditional fixed line internet services in Australian homes.

For most people, their smartphone is their gateway to the internet on the move, but once we return home we simply log back on to our Wi-Fi and save our mobile data for another day. This makes perfect sense of course, but what if you had a mobile phone plan packed with so much data that you no longer need a standard home broadband service? You could ditch your home phone and internet service and save a packet!... Full article

Review of Jeenee Mobile phone plans

Canstar Blue – 06/01/17

Jeenee Mobile is a unique Australian telco, as both a mobile service provider – and a social enterprise. It was founded as a non-profit business by disability services organisation Community Connections Australia, as a way to help disabled people better connect with their friends, family and support networks. In late 2015, its management converted Jeenee Mobile from a non-profit into a for-profit social enterprise to better facilitate its main objectives – providing great mobile service to Aussie customers, free service to disabled citizens and the development of better communications solutions. Now that you know what Jeenee Mobile is about, take a look at its plans and see how they stack up in this review from Canstar Blue... Full article

The Cheapest Way To Buy An iPhone 7 Or iPhone 7 Plus In Australia

Lifehacker – 16/09/16

You've seen the contract prices, and you might be tempted to sign up and avoid paying upfront for your shiny new iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus — but you could end up paying more for the same phone, calls and data than you need to. Here's how much you can save by buying up-front and choosing the right prepaid plan... Full article

Jeenee Mobile’s $15 Text SIM

Jeenee Mobile & Deaf Australia - 05/05/15

Deaf Australia is pleased to announce a partnership with not for profit telco, Jeenee Mobile who has today launched its Deaf friendly mobile plan and accessible customer service initiative. Access to a text and data plan without included voice calls, coupled with flexible third party access to customer service, answers years of lobbying from Deaf and hard of hearing people. These developments represent two firsts for Australian telecommunications... See release

Auslan (Australian Sign Language) video link about the new plan launched

Study proposes a new model for Deafblind access to telco services

ACCAN - 04/05/15

A new study launched today examines the barriers faced by many Deafblind consumers when accessing customer service call centres. The Assisted Access study by Able Australia, was funded through the ACCAN Grants Scheme and aimed to develop a model for Deafblind consumers to access their telco's customer service with ease and security... Full article

The right way to start a business

Business Spectator - 11/09/14

This week's family business profile is not exactly a family business. Well, there's a family involved and it's a business, but there's much more to it than that. I'm talking about a new Australian mobile phone company called Jeenee Mobile, based in Parramatta and scrambling towards break-even after 18 months... Full article

Jeenee Mobile: competitive phone plans for people living with disability or anyone who loves a bargain

WhistleOut - 22/05/14

Jeenee Mobile is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to provide important mobile services to members of our community living with a disability; but it goes way beyond selling the phone and network coverage. With a 24/7 Sydney-based call centre, Jeenee is also on hand to help subscribers with anything they need... Full article

Lifetime Dedicated to Greater Independence

WhistleOut - 22/05/14

Jeenee Mobile is a not-for-profit organisation which aims to provide important mobile services to members of our community living with a disability; but it goes way beyond selling the phone and network coverage. With a 24/7 Sydney-based call centre, Jeenee is also on hand to help subscribers with anything they need... Full article

Adrian Lynch is now more mobile than ever thanks to new, local technology

Parramatta Advertiser - 16/12/13

With little support available, Mr Lynch's family left their poultry farm in Bossley Park to attend the Spastics Centre (now Cerebral Palsy Alliance) in Mosman to help him become more mobile. Mr Lynch learned to walk when he was nine, it was a big step towards him gaining independence and now, sixty years later, he is taking another big step to gain more independence... Full article