Get a SIM card in United States (USA)

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Buying a SIM card in United States (USA)

There are no known restrictions on overseas visitors buying a SIM card while travelling to United States (USA).

We're not sure whether any providers for United States (USA) offer prepaid mobile phone services for overseas visitors. Leave a comment below to let us know your experiences!

Mobile networks in United States (USA)

The following mobile networks operational in United States (USA). Click through for information on compatibility, coverage, and pricing.

Name GSM UMTS LTE
Verizon Wireless No No 4G
AT&T Mobility 2G 3G 4G
Sprint Nextel No No 4G
T-Mobile USA 2G 3G 4G
TracFone Wireless 2G No No
Clearwire No No 4G
MetroPCS No No 4G
Cricket No No 4G
U.S. Cellular No No 4G
C Spire Wireless No No 4G
Cincinnati Bell Wireless No 3G No
nTelos No No 4G
Bluegrass Cellular No No 4G
GCI Wireless 2G 3G 4G
Alaska Communications Systems No No 4G

Some virtual network providers may not be listed in this table.

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