Firefly Mobile is a GSM based nationwide service that is specifically designed for both younger and older children. Firefly offers cellular phones, low-per-minute monthly based and unlimited monthly plan options. All plans have a feature built in which allows parents to restrict the minute based talk-time while, allowing text messages, to prevent unplanned overage costs.
Parents can pay a set amount in advance for the texts and talk minutes. Starting at $0.14 per minute or $5.00 per month, this plan offers an affordable first phone option for children.
Firefly offers a monthly minute based plan that can save money with a set number of talk minutes, each month. For only $20.00 a month, kids can have 145 minutes of talk each month.
Another great option that Firefly Mobile offers is an unlimited monthly talk and text plan. Using nationwide network access, for $65.00 a month, parents can have a set rate for their child's cellular services.
The glowPhone, which is a perfect first phone for the younger child, is $49.99. This phone can store up to 50 programmed numbers and all calls can be controlled by a parental password.
For older children, Firefly Mobile offers an unlocked Motorola Razr V3 for $59.99. The phone is Bluetooth capable and has a digital camera, MP3 Music Player, speakerphone and voice recognition technology.