ZIP SIM At A Glance
Year Founded: 2012
Networks Used: T-Mobile
Sells Phones: No
All Taxes And Fees Included In Price? No
Online Payment Options: Credit Cards
A Summary Of ZIP SIM Phone Plans
No Credit Check Single Line Monthly Prepaid Plans
Things To Know About ZIP SIM Before You Subscribe
ZIP SIM has closed. The following is provided for legacy purposes only.
ZIP SIM launched in November of 2012. It is an MVNO brand that runs on the T-Mobile network. The company focuses on offering temporary phone plans to those that are traveling internationally to the USA.
ZIP SIM SIM cards activate automatically once inserted into a phone generally with no input from the end user required. Plans can be purchased in increments of 7, 14, 21 and 30 days. International calling is available as an add-on with rates starting at 1¢/minute.
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Supported Phones And BYOD Devices
Since ZIP SIM caters to international travelers and Canadians who like to travel south for the winter, it does not sell any phones. Subscribers must have their own phones. Any out of contract T-Mobile USA compatible device will work with ZIP SIM. Most universally unlocked phones from manufacturer’s such as Motorola and Samsung are also compatible. If you have a phone you’d like to bring to the network from outside the country, it needs to be at a minimum compatible with LTE bands 2 and 4. For better coverage bands 12, 66 and 71 would also be good to have. If your phone supports GSM bands 1700/1900/2100 MHZ it will also work but data speeds will likely be very slow.
Where To Buy Service Plans And SIM Cards
ZIP SIM service plans and SIM cards can be purchased directly from the company through their website. They also can be purchased from independent dealers nationwide and through national and international retailers such as Amazon, and Staples Canada.
Customer support is only available by email at [email protected] Customer support requests that if you need to contact them that you include your 19-digit SIM card number, the location you are at, and what phone including the model number that you are using.