Republic Wireless At A Glance
Year Founded: 2011
Networks Used: AT&T
Sells Phones: Yes
All Taxes And Fees Included In Price? No
Online Payment Options: Credit Cards, Debit Cards
A Summary Of Republic Wireless Phone Plans
No Credit Check Single Line Monthly Prepaid Plans
No Credit Check Prepaid Plans With Family Discounts
Things To Know About Republic Wireless Before You Subscribe
Republic Wireless was founded in 2011, and is an MVNO that formerly operated on both the Sprint and T-Mobile networks, but not on both simultaneously. In December of 2021, Republic Wireless transitioned to use the AT&T network with a new set of wireless plans.
Republic Wireless supports domestic roaming, but for voice and text only. All plans include 50 domestic voice roaming minutes.
In March of 2021, it was announced that the Republic Wireless brand and its subscribers had been acquired by the DISH Network.
Money Back Guarantee
If you subscribe to Republic Wireless and find that their coverage is not living up to your expectation, they offer 14 day money back guarantee.
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Supported Phones And BYOD Devices
Republic Wireless sells several different phone models covering a variety of price points. However, selection is limited to Android devices. Republic Wireless does not sell, support or work with Apple iPhones.
Most Motorola devices are sold through the Republic Wireless phone store. Selections such as the Moto G Power, Moto G Pure, and Moto G Stylus 5G are available. Samsung Galaxy devices are also sold including the Samsung Galaxy A32 5G, Samsung Galaxy A71 5G, and Samsung Galaxy S21 5G. All phones are sold unlocked.
Republic Wireless does support bring your own device, although iPhones do not seem to be supported. You can see a full list of supported BYOD phones here.
With the exception of Republic Wireless’s base $20/month plan, all plans include unlimited data with data speeds throttled to 512Kbps once the monthly high-speed allotment gets used. Throttled data speeds are much faster than almost every other provider on the market.
Where To Buy Service Plans And SIM Cards
Plans and SIM cards can be purchased directly from Republic Wireless. Taxes and fees are not included in the price of Republic Wireless’s plans.
Customer support is available by chat, online forums and email. It’s also available by direct messaging other customers who are classified as expert members.
Chat is available from 9AM to 9PM EST.
How To Port Out
To port out of Republic Wireless you need to have both your account number and PIN number. Your account number is equal to your phone number including the area code. Your PIN can be set in your online account dashboard. Simply click on Account Settings, then PIN. Then if you have never set up your PIN before, you can either set or update your PIN so that you can port out.
Phone Unlock Policy
Republic Wireless sells all of its cell phones unlocked. There is no device unlocking policy to worry about. You can buy a phone from Republic Wireless and take it to another company without first being tied to the network for an extended period of time.