Prepaid promotion offering unlimited talk, text, and data – a whole year for $159 on Mint SIM

Prepaid promotion offering unlimited talk, text, and data – a whole year for $159 on Mint SIM
Wireless promotions come and go, and rarely do they offer anything newsworthy. An up-and-coming prepaid service by Ultra, an MVNO specializing in international prepaid services, called Mint SIM is breaking the mold.

Aside from service plans that generally cost less than traditional post-paid services offered by the “big four” carriers, Mint SIM is sweetening the deal with rates we cannot remember seeing before.

Leveraging T-Mobile’s recently enhanced network, Mint SIM is offering 3 months of prepaid service, including unlimited talk, text, and data (2GB at LTE speed), for $35 – not $35 per-month, but $35 for all three months. That works out to $11.67 per-month. Once this deal expires, normal 3-month rates work out to about $23 per-month which is still a pretty good bargain.

Another redeeming feature of Mint SIM is prepaid rates that allow you to buy up to a year’s worth of service at equally impressive rates. The aforementioned 2GB “small” plan can be had regularly for $199 for the year ($16.58/month). Medium plans, which offer 5GB of high-speed data per-month are $299 per-year ($24.92/month), and the “large” 10GB plan is $399 per-year ($33.25/month).

Naturally, if you are a power-data consumer, these plans may not fit your bill, but for the vast majority of people that do not consume in excess of 10GB per-month, these plans are mighty attractive. On top of that, prepaid services are used by people who need to be mindful of a much less flexible budget. These offerings from Mint SIM could save a single line user over $1,000 per year, even against some of price-leading T-Mobile's own plans.

Prepaid promotion offering unlimited talk, text, and data – a whole year for $159 on Mint SIM

The fine print is straightforward: If you go beyond your high-speed bucket of data, speeds get throttled, and there is no HD-voice available (for those that still talk on their phones). For now, there are no group or multi-line options.

Mint SIM is an e-Brand only set-up, everything is done online, which is part of why prices are so low. You can buy a phone from them if you want, but their phone selection screams for you to bring your own device, a small line-up that includes a couple low-end BLU handsets, the Samsung Galaxy S4 (running Android 5), and a 16GB iPhone SE.

If you decide to go all-in, you can use the promo code “shopclever” which will take 20% off Mint SIM’s plans, meaning you could prepay a year’s worth of service for as little as $159 (which comes to a little over $13 per-month). A year’s worth of 10GB per month is only $320 which comes to $26 per-month.

From just about every angle, these promotions from Mint SIM are probably the best deal for wireless service you will find in the US.

source: Mint SIM

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9 Comments

1. DavMor0069

Posts: 266; Member since: Dec 09, 2015

Brought to you by mr.mobile

6. Soundjudgment

Posts: 370; Member since: Oct 10, 2016

"Stay focused, my friend."

2. mr2trce

Posts: 55; Member since: Apr 27, 2015

How reliable are they? I'm currently with tmobile

4. monoke

Posts: 1145; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

I'm on t-mobile $30 prepaid myself. Never heard of these guys but seems too good to be true . Since they're using the same network I'm tempted to try it.

5. NarutoKage14

Posts: 1306; Member since: Aug 31, 2016

They are using the T-Mobile network so you should see no difference other than perhaps slower network speeds.

7. cncrim

Posts: 1573; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

They are tmobile however if you live in midwest i say stay away from for now.

3. mahima

Posts: 720; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

jio of usa

8. Junito

Posts: 143; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

I have an account with Ultra, they are good and reliable. Most things are done online without any human interaction. However, if you do need CS, good luck to you. Most CS reps speak broken English and difficult to understand.

9. Whatevs1

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 06, 2017

No visual voicemail supported. Lots of spam texts and calls so far.

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