Company Overview: Net10 is a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) operating on TracFone Wireless' network.
Network Benefits: Voice services and text messaging only.
Special Plan Features: $0.10/minute is lowest prepaid rate currently available (same as T-Mobile but with smaller minimum buy-in amount). Text messaging available for $0.05/message.
Unique Features: Airtime purchases activate service for fixed lengths of time (i.e. $30 = 300 minutes or 30 days of service, whichever is shorter).
Pros: Best per minute rate for prepaid voice service. Prepaid service requires no yearly commitment. Phones start at $19.99 and include 300 minutes/60 days of service.
Cons: Limited number of handsets available. No wireless data or entertainment services available.
Technology Used: GSM
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