Cellular Abroad SIM Card for United States A SIM Card for United States, together with a tri-band or quad-band unlocked GSM cell phone, will allow you to have cellular service in United States on a pay as you go basis. The call rates are advantageous and when your register, you can have a local area code assigned with your phone number. You can purchase talk time directly from AT&T from your handset toll-free, 7 days/week with a US credit card. Call credit is available in $10, $15, $25, $50, $75 and $100 denominations.
Information and Talk Rates Chart
US cell phone number
SMS Text Messages
Pay as you go service
Supports data (in the US) - $0.0195 per KB
150 minutes of incoming or outgoing calls in the U.S.
60 minutes of incoming or outgoing calls in Mexico
You can see the International outgoing rates and charges here.
Incoming and outgoing calls within the US at $0.25 per minute
A US phone number local to your home area
Add additional credit at any time with your credit card from your phone (toll free)
Additional credit available in $15, $25, $50 and $100 denominations
SMS text messaging
English speaking customer service representatives available toll free 7 days/week
No yearly contract, monthly charges or credit check
When you add call credit, you also extend the validity period as follows:
$15 : 30 days
$25 : 90 days
$50 : 90 days
$75 : 90 days
$100 : 365 days
You may purchase additional talk time directly from AT&T toll free from your handset with any major credit card. You can also check your validity period as well as your call history online as per the included instructions.
You must provide Cellular Abroad with the date you would like your service actived.
Email the activation date along with your Order ID to [email protected].
You will receive a confirmation response from a support representative.
Your service will last for 30 days from the activation date and is only extended by the addition of call credit.
See the "Service Life" section below for the service life extension table.
Upon activation you will be emailed a US phone number based on your billing zip code - unless otherwise specified.
Any initial or additionally purchased call credit will also be applied upon activation.
Once you have received activation confirmation you may begin using your phone
Checking your credit:
You can check your credit at any time by following the instructions provided with the SIM package.
Adding Talk Time:
The easiest way to add additional talk time is over the phone directly from the handset. You can add talk time from the US or within United States with a US credit card.
Listening to your voice mail costs $0.25 per minute.
You can also purchase other SIM cards as well for other countries to where you may be traveling. (This option is good for those planning on doing a lot of local calling.) We also offer an international roaming Talk Abroad™ SIM Card that is convenient for travel to multiple countries. (This option is useful for those wanting a single number for use in multiple countries and who will be making more calls back home than locally.)