Once cited in the Prepaid Press newspaper as a “playmaker” and one of the “top telecommunications executives” in the United States, Issa Asad has built his entire career on that determination—to change the telecom industry. President, CEO, and Managing Member of various companies, Issa Asad consistently achieves profitable gains within the competitive domestic and international telecom markets.
Issa’s Experience in the World of Telecom
As a respected telecom veteran with over 15 years of experience in the industry. Mr. Asad has led many top telecommunications providers and companies, most notably I-Prepay, Inc., X Change Communications, Reliable Telecard and Prepaid Technologies. Mr. Asad is presently the Managing Member of Quadrant Holdings Group, LLC, a company that owns and manages various telecom and technology companies such as Q Link Wireless, LLC.
Recognized as one of the country’s leading suppliers of prepaid and discount wireless services, Q Link Wireless provides a free cell phone with free monthly minutes to low-income people who qualify for the Federal Lifeline Assistance program. The company is an approved provider of the Lifeline program and chooses to pay for the cost of the actual cell phones themselves in order to help eligible individuals in need. Mr. Asad created, evolved and optimized Q Link Wireless’ entire sales model and has led the company to incredible growth.
Mr. Asad was always keen on introducing untapped concepts. He pioneered the incorporation of ATMs and check cashing services into various convenience stores and gas stations. In 1996, Mr. Asad jumped into the telecom industry by offering prepaid cards in his stores. With his retail background, Mr. Asad felt that the long-term potential of the prepaid market was electronic delivery. In 2000, he teamed with Reliable Telecard and I-Prepay Inc. to develop a real-time PIN electronic delivery system for prepaid products. The electronic prepaid industry is now worth hundreds of millions of dollars a year.
Issa’s Vision for the Future of Telecom
Mr. Asad continues to lead the telecom and prepaid market, as shown in his innovative product development and numerous recognitions from industry publications.
Today, Mr. Asad concentrates on implementing Q Link Wireless’ Lifeline service offering to several more states across the country.