Consumers can order phones through Wirefly by clicking the Buy Now link on a phone listing or by clicking any applicable deal link available for the phone. These links all direct to phone provider websites. Wirefly is a comparison service that does not sell phones.
To view a list of free phones on Wirefly.com, move your mouse over the Cell Phones and Plans heading near the top left corner of the page. Under the Phone Categories heading, click Free Phones. You can filter the list of phones to include only phones that have specified features, operating systems and carriers. Clicking on one of the listed phones leads to a list of carriers and compatible plans. You can also specify requirements for a cellphone plan and view a list of phones available for suitable plans.
Wirefly offers a similar comparison service for business and landline phone service, as well as television and Internet service providers. The site also includes articles providing guidance on how to choose a cellphone plan and advice on tasks such as selling a used phone, switching operating systems and using a celllphone as a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Wirefly originally functioned as an online cellphone dealer selling Simplexity wireless service and phones. The site relaunched as a comparison tool in mid-2014.