Liberty Wireless is based in Michigan and is a leading provider of prepaid cell phones and plans. Liberty Wireless specializes in prepaid cellular and you won't find other services being offered on their site.
Pros: Liberty Wireless has few but flexible plan options. Some of their cards offer unlimited nights and weekends, and they now offer an unlimited everything plan.
Cons: Liberty doesn't put much information on its website, and complaints about service have mounted since early 2008.
Lowest Price Per Anytime Minute: $0.04
Liberty customers can top up with five different cards. The 85 minute card costs 10 dollars, the 500 minute card costs 20 dollars, The 150 card, which includes unlimited nights and weekends, costs 30 dollars, a 14-day unlimited everything card costs 35 dollars, and a one-month unlimited everything card costs 50 dollars.
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Customer Service: Customer service is available through a toll-free number.
Free Nights: Unlimited
Credit Check: None
Free Weekends: Unlimited
Daily Access Fee: No
Payment Options: You can pay Liberty Wireless via credit card, debit card, or PayPal. You can also make payments online by using a credit card or debit card. Cash and checks can only be taken at retail partner locations. They also offer payment options through MoneyGram, Western Union, and In Person Payment.
Text and Picture Messaging: Text messaging is available on most phones and costs one minute of airtime for every sent or received message.
Data Plans: Liberty Wireless does not offer data services at this time.
Downloads: Ringtones, games and wallpaper are available, but availability varies depending on the type of phone you have.
International Calling: International calling is not available on Liberty Wireless.
Text Messaging Available: Yes
Roaming Charges: Roaming is free nationwide and there are no extra surcharges or per minute fees for calls made while roaming. Calls made while roaming are treated the same as regular calls.
Text Messaging Charge For Incoming: Unknown
Calling Features: All service plans feature voicemail, caller ID, call waiting and 3 way calling.
Unlimited Text Messaging Plan Available: Unknown
Activation Fee: None
Nationwide Long Distance: Long Distance calls within the United States are treated the same as regular calls.
Unlimited Plan Available: No
411 Calls: We could not verify the ability to make 411 calls or the costs associated with making them. See customer service explanation.
Earliest Minute Expiration: Liberty Wireless features refill cards which expire 30 days after activation.
911 Calls: We could not verify the ability to make 911 calls. See customer service explanation.
Phones: Liberty Wireless currently offers only one prepaid handset, the Sanyo 2700. New customers can bring their own Sprint network device for service with Liberty. Existing customers can upgrade to the Moto Q for 50 dollars.
Standard Calling Features: caller ID, call waiting, voicemail, 3 way
Some Available Cell Models: Sanyo 2700 Pink
Sanyo 2700 Blue (shown)
Cheapest Phone Model: Free