My husband is currently deployed to Afghanistan with the USMC. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to communicate using the Iridium satellite phone that we purchased... More

Sheila C.
Jacksonville, NC

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IsatPhone Prepaid vs. Postpaid

IsatPhone Prepaid vs. Postpaid.

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IsatPhone Prepaid Cards

It's the ideal solution if you're working on short-term or seasonal projects or a fixed budget. You'll enjoy great rates without any contracts, activation fees or monthly bills. You can also check your balance or expiry date from your IsatPhone Pro handset, so you can manage your airtime usage. Visit IsatPhone Prepaid Cards for more information.

IsatPhone Postpaid Subscriptions

A great option if you need a monthly record of your usage or a plan that offers additional flexibility like the option of sharing airtime between a pool of users. Postpaid plans still give you the option of month-to-month plans without any long term commitment, or a term agreement. With your postpaid subscription you'll get detailed call records each month and the convenience of uninterrupted service without having to manage usage because your airtime will never run out or expire. You'll pay a monthly service fee, and you'll get the option to choose from competitive airtime bundles and pool minutes between multiple users. Visit IsatPhone Subscription for more information.

The Comparison Prepaid Postpaid
Best suited for... Seasonal usage or fixed budgets. Regular usage throughout the year.
Benefits No monthly fees, no recurring fees. Maximum convenience, flexibility and great airtime rates.
Rates and details
  • Approximately from $1.43 to $2.47/minute.
  • FREE incoming calls.
  • FREE incoming texts.
  • From 83¢ to $1.09/minute.
  • FREE incoming calls.
  • FREE incoming texts.
Does my airtime expire?¹ Yes, airtime units expire 30 to 365 days after activation, depending on card. No, unused minutes roll over month-to-month for up to 12 months.³
Can I top-up my airtime?² Yes, prior to expiry; any previously unused airtime carries over. N/A
Does my service expire?¹ SIM cards are valid for 30 to 365 days from the date of activation depending on card. SIM card is unlimited; it does not expire while your contract is open.
When do I pay for my airtime minutes? In advance Every month
Will call details appear in my monthly statement? No Yes
Minute pooling or sharing available? No Yes³
Coverage Nearly global Nearly global
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¹Prepaid card expiry can be extended by recharging the card prior to initial expiry
²Airtime top-ups can be completed within 24 hours, Mon-Fri. (excluding holidays)
³For bundled subscription rate plans only