Jae Wayne Jenkins aka Young Jeezy, the rapper from Atlanta has just announced a new partnership with Figgers Communications, a black-owned telecommunications company.
The purpose of this deal is to make the wireless communications market available to everyone. Jeezy said, “There was a point in my life where I wasn’t able to pay the phone bill. Now as a businessman and entrepreneur to be able to partner with Freddie Figgers, founder of Figgers Communications someone who overcame similar life obstacles, and to give people more access to handheld technology at an affordable price, it’s truly a blessing.”
This announcement comes on the heels of T.I. backing and financially endorsing Moolah Mobile, which is a mobile platform that allows users to share revenue ads from mobile devices. Investments in the telecom space by blacks , for blacks is increasing!
Figgers Communications first devices to launch are the F3 cellular phone and the F-Buds EarPods. The cell phone has a 6.2″ edge-to-edge 4K display with 18-megapixel dual cameras. The best part of the phone is that the F3 can be used with any mobile carrier.
To be released soon will be the F-Buds, wireless headphones. The F-Buds are designed to pair up with any Bluetooth device, phone, and tablet. Specifically, when paired with a Figgers phone the F-Buds can translate 100+ languages to the user's language of choice.
What stands out about the F-Buds is the 50 hours of talk time from one charge (in 30 minutes), compared to just under 2 hours for Apple Airpods.
Freddie Figgers said, “As the youngest African American to own and operate an independent, U.S.-based telecommunications company, I built Figgers Communications on the premise that telecommunications access should be attainable for everyone.”