MVNO Red Pocket Mobile was launched in 2006 and offers no contract wireless service nationwide. Unlike other MVNOs, Red Pocket recently added service plans running on both GSM and CDMA nationwide networks while most MVNOs provide service from only one wireless provider.
Red Pocket Mobile's rate plans range from pay per minute to monthly plans and from mobile data-only service to unlimited talk and text plans. Running on three different networks, they offer 3 different types of plans: GSMA, 4G Mobile Internet and CDMA. Most plans are for 30 days but you can also just buy PayGo refills and top up your account whenever you need it with GSMA and CDMA plans.
In terms of device options, Red Pocket does not directly sell new devices to customers but gives you the option to buy a new or used phone from one of their partners. Red Pocket redirects you to those external merchant sites of cell phones. You can also Bring Your Own device as long as it is an unlocked GSM phone with the 850mhz/1900mhz frequencies standard in the USA with purchase of Red Pocket Mobile SIM Card. You can also bring your Sprint and Verizon devices for CDMA plans, and T-Mobile and AT&T devices for GSM plans.
Red Pocket plans bonus inclusions are:
Red Pocket has partnered with Affirm, a third-party financing company offered by Cross River Band with 3, 6, or 12 months installments available with instant approval at checkout. APR rates vary from 10-30% based on creditworthiness.
Amazon Payments and Paypal payment services are also available for purchase at checkout. Red Pocket customers using Amazon Payments have a daily transaction limit of $1,000 per day.
Your account will be canceled if the balance remains at $0 for 3 consecutive days or more.
Termination of service may take up to 30 days to process the termination request and the balance remaining in your account is forfeited upon termination.
Red Pocket Mobile differs itself from other carriers by offering various types of plans that generally delivers wireless plans at good value and low direct-dial international rates on GSM and CDMA plans.
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