Verizon MVNO Coverage Maps Compared

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While most MVNOs share the prepaid network of their primary carrier, some of them skimp on coverage to cut costs, and very few of them offer roaming in areas with no network. Out of curiousity, I went through all the main Verizon MVNOs and gathered up their coverage maps for a comparison. I must say, I was a little surprised at some of these–especially Red Pocket–and I think I might go through the other MVNOs with other carriers as well. Look for that in the coming weeks! For now, here are the Verizon MVNO maps:   As a note, MVNOs that don’t have their own maps share the Verizon Wireless prepaid map shown above. For a full list of the main MVNOS, click here. Reviews for most of these companies can be found on our site, with more reviews to come in the next couple of months.  ]]>


  1. Ike Denvers on September 13, 2014 at 5:12 am

    First of all you have to take into account that Ready Mobile was a Sprint mvno first and recently added Verizon . The map you are showing is the Sprint version . NOT VERIZON. Also, Red Pocket Mobile now uses all four of the big networks. The one you are showing is Tmobile native version, NOT Verizon version. You have to be careful with the multiple network mvnos as you can get errors like this. Generally. all you need are Verizon prepaid (no roaming /paid roaming), Selectel (full postpaid coverage Verizon type) and that’s all you need. Most Verizon mvnos will have the same coverage as Verizon prepaid does.

    • Liz E. on September 15, 2014 at 10:06 am

      I updated the maps on those two… I thought it looked a little off. Thanks for the correction!