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Ask an Exec: What were the biggest challenges in creating Ting?

Ryan from Facebook wonders what the biggest challenges were in creating a wireless company and how Ting is able to maintain such low rates.

Ting CEO Elliot Noss gives some insight into the obstacles we had to overcome when developing and launching Ting, as well as the major challenge still facing us today.

Scroll down and watch Ask an Exec to learn more!

Ask an Exec: Does Ting feel pressure from traditional telecoms?

Kyle on Facebook asks “is it easy being Ting?” He wonders whether we feel heat from the incumbents because we do things differently.

In today’s Ask an Exec, Ting CEO Elliot Noss explains how the traditional telecoms, with their obfuscations, murky value propositions and general skullduggery, actually have it much harder than an MVNO carrier like Ting does. He says it much better, so click that play button.

Ask an Exec: Will Ting ever sell out?

Today’s question comes from Kelsey K on Facebook who wonders if Ting will ever “sell out” to a tech giant.

Elliot Noss, CEO of Ting, talks about our parent company, what we stand for and suggests one possible scenario that we’d be interested in.

Learn more in our Ask an Exec video below.

Behind the Scenes: Talking dev with Carrie

In today’s episode of Behind the Scenes we chat with Carrie, the Interface Developer on Ting.

Working with product, marketing and user experience teams, Carrie turns mocked up images, copy, stylings and ideas into a reality. Whether the Ting shop, Trade-in program or Ting for business, she’s always adjusting the site and creating new pages to meet our needs.

Ever check out ting.com on your smartphone? You can thank Carrie. She develops responsive web designs to give you a top-notch browsing experience across any type of device.

Learn more about Carrie and her role at Ting in our video below!

Internet rockstar Robin Chase joins our Board of Directors

We announced yesterday that Robin Chase, best known as the founder of Zipcar, has joined our Board of Directors. You can read about why we love her and she loves us in our press release.

Also check out her Ted talks to get a better feel for her passion and how freaking cool she is.

I am really, really excited about this. It says so much about how we define ourselves and how we want to challenge ourselves. I also think it says something about what we have accomplished.

When we first started building Ting, we talked a lot about the sort of brands we wanted to emulate. Right from the beginning, that list included Zipcar, as well as ING, Netflix, Etsy and Skype. In my mind, each of these brands did three very special things:

Behind the Scenes: Customer service with Páraic

In today’s episode of Behind the Scenes we chat with Páraic, a Senior Support Advisor at Ting.

Páraic’s role involves giving customer advisors everything they need to provide Ting’s unique brand of human-powered help to all our customers.

Paraic chats about his daily duties, the culture at Ting and why he enjoys working here in our video below.