Reviews for Smaller
prepaids, defined by
subscriber numbers. These services are listed
alphabetically with very brief details and links. These
companies appear on this list
because they either do
not provide services better than the major and
non-major prepaids, or because they focus on a limited or
- Uses the AT&T Network
- Lifeline Program of Virgin Mobile, uses the Sprint
WIRELESS - Uses the AT&T network
MOBILE - Uses AT&T, Sprint or Verizon
depending on plan
REVOLUTION MOBILE - Plans start at
the Sprint network.
Socially conscious service. Uses the Sprint
- Related to the H2O Wireless products, specializing in International
calls using the AT&T network.
- GEN MOBILE - Bargain carrier with
Free international talk & text using most of the former Sprint
network with some access to T-Mobile. Plans
start at $5.
- GOSMART MOBILE - Value-priced
Prepaid with roaming available in Mexico and 15 Latin American
speeds are limited
to 3G but 4G-LTE access to Facebook and Messenger.
- Wireless devices specially
designed for seniors
- H2O WIRELESS -
Uses the AT&T or Verizon Network
- KROGER WIRELESS
- Also sold at all Kroger-affiliated stores. Uses the
- Phones, plans and services specially
designed for seniors
MOBILE - Uses
the T-Mobile Network
- For kids, uses the Sprint
- Uses the
T-Mobile network, specializing in international long distance calls.
WIRELESS - Uses
the Sprint Network
- MINT MOBILE
- Save by buying several months at a time,
uses the T-Mobile network
TALK USA - Uses the
- NAKED MOBILE
- Based in Arizona and surrounding states operating on the Cellular One
network. Outside the Four Corners area Naked uses the T-mobile network.
WIRELESS - Lifeline service using the Sprint
or T-Mobile network.
- Uses the Sprint Network
MOBILE - Your choice of the Top
4 networks; you can mix & match among family members; options
International Long Distance calls.
WIRELESS - Offered
Central Wireless in west
Texas with unique 'pick & choose'
daily pricing which is quite reasonable.
- SAFELINK WIRELESS
- Lifeline service using the
AT&T or Verizon Network, reviewed on our America Movil page.
WIRELESS - Provides many products
using the Verizon Wireless network
- Primarily a Spanish-speaking service that uses the T-Mobile
and roams in
- Uses the
Sprint and T-Mobile networks and some roaming partners. Ting
prepaid accounts actually bills like a postpaid account but
you pay only for
what you use, like prepaid. Ting plans start at $10
and postpaid plans are available.
value-oriented carrier offering plans with Data that start at $9/mo.,
$6.75 without, and uses the
Twigby also includes calls to Canada, China and Mexico
for no extra charge. Roaming on Verizon Wireless is
Talk and Text when away
from Sprint coverage.
plans starting at $19 per month, free international calls. Uses
the T-Mobile Network. Ultra Mobile is one of our
most popular Prepaids.
MOBILE - Unlimited plans starting at $10 per
month using VoIP on the AT&T or Sprint network.
MOBILE - Uses the T-Mobile network and offers
some of the lowest-priced pay-as-you-go plans.
- VISIBLE -
Uses the Verizon Wireless network. App-based phone service
with a single fixed price and 5Gb of data before throttling. Verizon is
a partial owner of Visible.
Prepaid Carriers That Use the Sprint Network:
that use the wireless infrastructure of Sprint will face some changes.
Some have made an agreement with T-Mobile, the new owner of
Sprint, and coverage of their phones will slowly improve as they begin
to use parts of the T-Mobile network. Others have not made,
or at least not yet announced, any new agreement and they may be
confined to the legacy (CDMA) Sprint network, which may be deactivated
in the next year or two. Carriers that have notified us of an
T-Mobile are noted in our Reviews.