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Tracking my bike - How could a company offer a GPS location tracker with no recurrent service fee?

Theoretically, the device could be shipped with pre-paid card that should last for expected service life, likely several years. The cost of this card can be simply included into the price. The ...
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Tracking my bike - How could a company offer a GPS location tracker with no recurrent service fee?

The description of that device is extremely confusing and actually nearly completely false. The same device (GF-07) is widely available on the usual Chinese suspects (AliExpress, Temu, etc.) for a ...
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Tracking my bike - How could a company offer a GPS location tracker with no recurrent service fee?

They are either about not to provide any service to be paid for or they will monetize on advertisments. You should read the "... With No Monthly Fee" as "... With No Monthly Fee paid to ...
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Tracking my bike - How could a company offer a GPS location tracker with no recurrent service fee?

GPS is a free service, but the backhaul is likely cellular based on the ad-copy. Despite the text saying "No additional accessories necessary!" it is likely you have to fit a cellular SIM ...
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