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Frequently asked questions

What is a 3 in 1 SIM card?

The 3 in 1 SIM card is an adapter that allows you to turn a nano or micro sim card into the next size up for your phone or cellular device. It is made up of non-ageing plastic.

What is Star Trader?

Star Trader is a programme that allows you earn money with O2. You can:

  • Order between 20 and 550 sims a month (depending on your tier).
  • Distribute them to your customers.
  • You'll get paid £5 for every activated sim that's been topped up for the first time with £10 or more.

How do I get o2 bolt ons?

To get basic bolt ons for your device, you can go to My o2 on the o2 website, call 2202 free from an o2 phone, or you can text BASICS to 21300 free of charge.

What are the trader tiers?

There are four main Star Trader tiers. Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum.

As a new trader, you'll start on the Bronze tier and will move up and down tiers depending on your activation rate and number of activations you receive.

An activation is when a sim is topped up for the first time with £10 or more.

Your activation rate shows the percentage of your activated sims against the sims you order. You can find your activation rate on your dashboard.

Your account and tier status will be reviewed 4 times a year. To do this, we’ll take an average of your activation rate each month and will review it every 3 months:

Quarterly Reviews

Quarter 1: January, February, March

Quarter 2: April, May, June

Quarter 3: July, August, September

Quarter 4: October, November, December

If your average activation rate and activation volumes for that quarter fall above or below the following requirements, we’ll move you up or down tiers at the end of each quarter.

Tier

Activation rate

(move down if below)

Activation rate

(move up if above)

Bronze - 10%
Silver 10% 15%
Gold 15% 25%
Platinum 25% -

 

Please note, you cannot move up more than one trader tier at a time.

We’ll take a record of your activation rate on the last day of each month and carry out the tier upgrades and downgrades on the last day of each quarter.

If you join Star Trader after the first monthly activation rate is taken, we’ll review your tier status in the next quarter.