Company Overview: SouthernLINC Wireless is a wireless communications network backed by the strength and reliability of Southern Company - the parent company of four electric utilities in the Southeast: Alabama Power, Georgia Power, Gulf Power and Mississippi Power, which are also SouthernLINC Wireless customers. In addition, SouthernLINC Wireless provides reliable wireless communications service, including mobile phones, to a wide range of businesses and consumers within our 127,000 square-mile coverage area that includes Alabama, Georgia, southeastern Mississippi, and the Florida Panhandle.
Network Benefits: Standard wireless voice combined with push-to-talk service; Wireless Web and email services including BlackBerry support; Special mobile data services for businesses, public safety groups, and others.
Special Plan Features: Instant LINC push-to-talk minutes, free incoming text messages, monthly plans available for under $30/mo.
Unique Features: Family Reunion plans share cell and Instant LINC minutes with up to three additional lines; several rugged/weatherproof phones available.
Pros: Family Reunion plans offer good value with push-to-talk services.
Cons: Not all plans include nationwide long distance; limited number of handsets available; better priced plans require two year service agreement.
Coverage: Regional coverage in the Southeastern U.S. including Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida.
Customer Service: SoutherLINC has been praised for their service during Hurricane Katrina and other severe weather in their coverage area.