TruConnect Names Robert Yap as New President

Los Angeles, CA, March 30, 2016 TruConnect Communications, Inc., one of the nation’s fastest growing prepaid mobile service providers, announces that its Chief Legal Counsel and VP of Strategy, Robert A. Yap, has been named the corporation’s new President.

As President, Yap’s goals include increasing TruConnect’s nationwide subscriber base and substantially expanding its product offerings to include mobile apps, international termination, money transfer, and other services delivered through wireless devices. In addition, he will aggressively pursue technologies that allow TruConnect to provide better products and services to its customers at a lower cost.

“Robert is a recognized leader in the industry and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this position. We know he will help elevate TruConnect to become the high-quality and low-cost prepaid mobile solution for consumers.” stated Matthew Johnson, co-CEO.

Before joining TruConnect, Yap held senior executive positions at several mobile phone companies including Total Call Mobile and H2O Wireless. He also served on the board of OPEX Communications, a residential long distance and calling card company. During his years in law firm practice, he was also the primary legal counsel for the largest nationwide distributor of Boost Mobile.

Nathan Johnson, Chairman and co-CEO noted, “TruConnect is fortunate to have Robert’s expertise in all aspects of the business, from sales to strategy to legal. Since joining TruConnect last year, Robert has implemented sales initiatives and programs that have added to customer growth and significantly lowered our churn. These efforts have already resulted in major improvement to our bottom line.”


California Lifeline is a state and federal government program that provides Lifeline wireless service and free government phones for low-income consumers, a life line ensuring everyone can stay in touch. The California Lifeline program is only available to consumers who can provide documentation for eligibility for government phones based on either income level or participation in public assistance programs including SNAP and Medicaid among others. Only one California Lifeline service for free phones is allowed per household.

Texas LifeLine is a state and federal government program that provides free government cell phone service to qualifying low income consumers. The Texas LifeLine program offers lifeline phone service to consumers who can provide documentation for life line freecell service eligibility based on either income level or participation in public assistance programs including SNAP, Section 8, Medicaid among others. Consumers may submit proof of eligibility for LifeLine online at TruConnect. Only one Texas LifeLine service is allowed per household.

TruConnect provides California Lifeline and Texas Lifeline supported free government cell phones and Lifeline phone service in California and Texas and is designated to offer this service, sometimes known as Obama phone, in 20 other states across the U.S with more to come.

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