Best Wireless Services for Seniors of 2017

We’ve researched and reviewed the best wireless services on the market.

Wireless Services

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#1 Grandfolk
Why We Love Them
  • Equipment designed especially for seniors
  • Medical support built in (if desired)
  • No fee cancellations
8.8
Grand Score
8
User Score
Why We Love Them
  • Inexpensive phone plans
  • Phones are hearing aid compliant
  • Group save and autopay discounts
7.9
Grand Score
8
User Score
Why We Love Them
  • 14-Day Money-Back Guarantee
  • Inexpensive talk and text plan
  • Monthly payments for phones
7.9
Grand Score
8
User Score
Why We Love Them
  • Reasonably priced phones
  • Customer support available every day
  • No credit checks
8
Grand Score
8
User Score
Why We Love Them
  • Unlimited talk and text
  • No data overages
  • Prepaid family plans
7.7
Grand Score
8
User Score
Top Services
Cost
$18/month
$25/month
$15/month
No monthly fee
$45 - $75/ month
Warranty
30 days return policy
7-day return policy
1 year warranty for defects phone
30 days warranty
14 days return policy (20 days for online purchase)
Ease
10
8
8
10
6
Cancellation
Customer support
Call customer support 6 AM-7 PM PST Mon-Sat
Phone, email or online chat
The primary access is to request help online
Call customer support 8 AM-11:45 PM EST Mon-Sun
Customer care is available 24/7
Equipment cost
$100-$150
$19.99 to over $1,000
$99 - $700
$69 - $1,000
Flip phones: $75, Smartphones: $150-$800
International calls
Music
Video
Coverage
GreatCall has nationwide service through the Verizon network
Cricket advertises nationwide coverage, but there may be some gaps
The 4G LTE and 3G coverage is mostly in the east and Midwest
You will need to check on the website for coverage in your area
To see if your area is covered, check the coverage map on the website