Compare IsatPhone Prepaid and Monthly Airtime Options
A handy quick reference chart comparing key features and benefits of prepaid airtime SIM cards and the IsatPhone Monthly Service Plan. Choose the IsatPhone airtime option that’s best for you.
Prepaid SIM Cards
Basic Monthly Service Plan
Best suited for...
Short-term or seasonal usage
Ongoing satellite phone service that won’t expire until you cancel it
No monthly service fees Airtime is pre-purchased for use within a defined expiry period
Maximum convenience, flexibility
No airtime limit or expiry dates to manage
Includes 10 minutes of airtime each month
Option to add rollover bundles so unused minutes carry forward for one (1) year
Global or regional, depending on the card
Airtime is available until it is depleted or expires FREE incoming calls & texts FREE voicemail Dedicated US Phone Number option is not available
Includes 10 minutes of airtime each month with option to add rollover bundles FREE incoming calls & texts FREE voicemail & call display service Dedicated US Phone Number option is available
Does my satellite service expire?
Yes, SIM cards expire in 1 to 24 months, depending on the card at which time you will be unable to make/receive calls*
No, monthly service does not expire, your satellite service is active until you cancel it
Does my airtime expire?
Yes, prepaid airtime expires in 1 to 24 months depending on the card, and unused airtime will be lost
There is no limit to the airtime you can use, however any unused minutes that are included with your plan expire at the end of each month. If a rollover bundle is added, minutes included the bundle will carry forward for one (1) year