Shine, a website from Yahoo, recently showcased kajeet as favorite cell phone option for teens and tweens.

Among the features highlighted were kajeet’s kid-friendly phones (specifically our popular Samsung Seek), our GPS Phone Locator service, affordable plan prices and free, online parental controls. Check out what else the tech-savvy mom author had to say about kajeet here!

kajeet – the safest cell phone for kids

Parenting expert Shannon Eis spoke very highly about kajeet to CNET’s Natali Morris in a segment on CBS’s Eye on Parenting, that discussed when certain technological devices are appropriate for children, because she feels that kajeet is built for kids. Specifically, she applauded our family-friendly parental controls and our new GPS Phone Locater service. Thanks Shannon! If interested in hearing more on the topic, you can watch the full video here.

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kajeet – the cell phone service made for kids

New Service Plans!

November 23, 2010

Now available – new and improved monthly rate plans!

We’ve listened to your feedback and have enhanced our service plans with the features you’ve told us would benefit you the most. And with a variety of price points to choose from, there’s surely a plan that meets the needs of every kid on kajeet.

kajeet service plans

Affordable and flexible, take a closer look at some of the enhancements we’ve made:

  • $19.99 a month: Includes unlimited texting, unlimited picture messaging and 150 anytime minutes (don’t worry, parents – you can still manage picture messaging usage with FeatureManager, one of our free parental controls).
  • $24.99 a month: Includes unlimited texting, unlimited picture messaging, unlimited GPS locates and 300 anytime minutes. Our best value! Your kids get the text and talk time they want; parents get the added assurance provided by our GPS Phone Locator.
  • $50 a month: Includes unlimited texting, unlimited picture messaging, unlimited GPS locates and unlimited talk time. Perfect for the kid (or the parent!) who loves to talk and text.

Plus, all of our plans come with the free, unlimited parental controls that make kajeet the safest cell phone service for kids.

Check out our service plans page today to learn more. And let us know what you think!

kajeet – the cell phone service made for kids

Looking for a stylish yet inexpensive cell phone for your kid? Then please allow us to introduce you to the newest addition to our store, the pink Sanyo Katana LX!

  • Sleek mirrored finish
  • Unique external OLED LCD display that glows through the mirrored finish
  • Digital camera with zoom, brightness controls, and self-timer
  • Speakerphone and Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • Voice memo recording capability of up to 3 minutes
  • Free, unlimited parental controls

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Let us know what you think about this cool, new cell phone for your kid!

kajeet – the cell phone service made for kids

Safety, safety, safety… At kajeet, keeping your kids safe is as important to us as it is to you. And this never gets easier. Rapidly changing technology and an increase in our kids’ media use leads to new worries and new challenges you face as a parent every day. It sure can be overwhelming! That’s why we’re always working to make sure our cell phone service is the safest one for kids.

And why we like to make sure you know about other products that we believe can also help keep your kids safe, like Safeguard Connect, featuring My Child Safeguard. This unique service uses your cell phone to safeguard your kids, their identity and property by allowing you to be contacted directly without revealing any personal information or your phone numbers.

How does it work? Think of My Child Safeguard as your kid’s new ID tag – but better. Your child’s personal information (name, address and phone number) is replaced by a toll-free 800 number and a unique member ID# for emergency situations. Wristbands with the ID# can also be worn in case of separation. To directly reach a parent or guardian, a caller dials the toll-free number and references the ID#. The call is immediately transferred to both parents’ cell phones (up to 4 phones) for the safety, health and welfare of your children. Safe and secure – just like kajeet.

And, for a limited time, kajeet customers can save 20% on a Safeguard Connect membership by entering KAJEET at checkout. Click here to learn more about the service and to get started today.

kajeet – the cell phone service made for kids

Parents – are you ready to kick off the school year?

Because there are plenty of ways you can proactively make this easier for your kid – and for yourself! Parenting expert Shannon Eis recently shared tips on ways to make the transition from summer to fall on CBS’s The Early Show. And one of her recommendations for staying safe and in touch was a cell phone from kajeet. You can read more about why she picked kajeet here.

Does your back to school supply list include a cell phone? Let us know!

kajeet – the cell phone service made for kids

Parenting Picks Kajeet!

August 5, 2010

Feeling frustrated when it comes to deciding the right time to give your kid a cell phone?

You’re not alone. It’s a challenge that parents in today’s world can’t seem to avoid. It’s also the reason that Parenting gathered a panel of experts together to develop their Guide to Tech Gear for Kids, a list of selected products ideal for easing kids (and their parents) into the digital age. And one of the services highlighted is kajeet!

The Parenting panel liked how kajeet’s family-focused parental controls allow moms and dads to set limits on calls, texts and times when the phone can be used. They also liked the built-in GPS Phone Locator service (free for the first month for new accounts!) and kajeet’s low priced plans. We’re excited to be acknowledged by this panel of experts!

kajeet – the cell phone service made for kids

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