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Republic Wireless Cell Phone Plans

Aug. 15, 2019
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Republic Wireless offers simple flat-rate data plans, with no contracts or credit checks. But Apple loyalists will be disappointed to learn that Republic does not currently support iPhones.


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At a glance

  • Plans start at $15 per month
  • Notables: Inexpensive for low-data users; does not currently support iPhones
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Get started at Republic Wireless' site

 

Republic Wireless cell phone plans

Base rate: Republic Wireless customers pay a base rate of $15 per month for unlimited minutes and text messages.

Data charges: Data is an additional $5 per gigabyte, on top of the $15 monthly base rate. Data can be added or removed at any time via the carrier’s mobile app, and customers can use their phone as a mobile hot spot if they have a cellular data plan.

Family plan: Republic Wireless does not offer a multi-line discount for families.

» MORE: What Wi-Fi calling is and how it can save you money

Republic Wireless routes all phone usage through Wi-Fi, using cellular networks as a backup. The carrier’s Wi-Fi calling technology is unique amongst wireless companies, so you may not be able to bring your own phone to its network.

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How Republic Wireless compares on prices

 2GB or less3-5GB6-9GB10-25GBUnlimited
*Project Fi customers pay $20 for unlimited talk and text. Data is billed at a rate of $10 per gigabyte.
**Republic Wireless customers pay $15 for unlimited talk and text. Data is billed at a rate of $5 per gigabyte.
AT&T GoPhone
$35 (1GB)$50 (8GB)$65
Boost Mobile
$35 (3GB)$50
Cricket Wireless
$25 (talk and text only)

$30 (2GB)
$40 (5GB)$55
Metro by T-Mobile
$30 (2GB)$40 (10GB)$50
Net10
$20 (1GB)$35 (4GB)$40 (8GB)$50 (10GB)

$60 (12GB)
Project Fi*
$20 (talk, text and Wi-Fi)

$30 (1GB)

$40 (2GB)
$50 (3GB)

$60 (4GB)

$70 (5GB)
$80 (6GB+)
$80
Republic Wireless**
$15 (talk, text and Wi-Fi)

$20 (1GB)

$25 (2GB)
$30 (3GB)

$35 (4GB)

$40 (5GB)
$45 (6GB)

$50 (7GB)

$55 (8GB)

$60 (9GB)
$65 (10GB)N/A
Sprint prepaid$45 (4GB)$65
Straight Talk Wireless$30 (1,500 minutes, unlimited texts and 100MB data)$35 (3GB)$45 (25GB)$55
T-Mobile prepaid
$40 (10GB)$50
Total Wireless$25 (talk and text only)$35 (5GB)$50
Tracfone$20 (1GB)

$25 (2GB)
$30 (3GB)
U.S. Cellular prepaid$30 (talk and text only)$40 (5GB)$55
Verizon prepaid
$30 (1GB)$40 (6GB)$50 (16GB)$70
Virgin Mobile
$35 (5GB)$45 (10GB)$60

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