How to Choose Satellite Airtime
Monthly Airtime Plans
Total peace-of-mind. Uninterrupted ongoing service, no expiry dates to worry about, and the freedom to change or cancel plans any time*. Our convenient online tools help you track usage.
*Only BGAN plans require a minimum 1 year term.
Budget-control. Pre-paying for airtime is a good option for fixed budgets, or users with predictable periodic needs. It requires a bit more management, but our online tools make it easy to activate cards, and monitor airtime balances and expiry dates.
Compare Prepaid & Monthly Airtime
|Compare Airtime Options
|Prepaid SIM Cards
|Best suited for...
|Short-term or seasonal usage Fixed budgets
|Uninterrupted monthly service
|Benefits offered by BlueCosmo
|Airtime is purchased in advance and it expires
|One-time activation fee
|Does my service expire?
|Yes, expiry ranges from 30 days to 2 years, depending on the card
|No, enjoy uninterrupted service until you cancel
|Does my airtime expire?
|Yes, airtime expires within 30 days to 2 years depending on the card. You won’t be able to make/receive calls if your airtime has been depleted or has expired
|No, unused included monthly airtime does not carry forward to the next month, however, you will always be able to make/receive calls at the standard usage rate associated with your plan
|Does my satellite phone number expire?
|Yes, when your prepaid SIM card expires, you risk losing your number
|No, you keep your satellite phone number until you cancel
|Optional Dedicated US Phone Number
|Available for Iridium and IsatPhone plans
|When do I pay for my airtime?
|In advance when you purchase the card
|Do I have to refill my airtime?
|Do I receive monthly detailed call records?