Which unlimited plan should you buy: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile or Verizon?

Which unlimited plan should you buy: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile or Verizon?

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All four major carriers in the U.S. offer unlimited data plans. But which is the best?

With Verizon bringing back an unlimited data plan, the big four networks in the United States (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon) all carry an unlimited data plan now. That’s important for power users as well as anyone who uses their mobile broadband internet as their sole way to stay in touch or for entertainment. The cost of data overages means that unlimited data is a must for many of us.

But just because everyone offers unlimited data doesn’t mean that all plans are equal. Pricing is important as are “extras” like tethering and the hidden data cap that pushes you back to slower 3G speeds when you reach it. And of course, zero-rating means we have to pay attention to what unlimited means when it comes to the quality of streaming media as well as the source.

We took a look at what each carrier has to offer so we can decide who delivers the very best unlimited data package. Let’s start with a look at the details for each carrier.



Unlimited Plus

Unlimited talk, text, and data
10 GB mobile hotspot (tethering)
Unlimited talk and text to Canada and Mexico
Advanced messaging between compatible phones on the AT&T network
Unlimited talk, text, and data in Canada and Mexico with free Roam North America Feature (if more than 50% of use is outside the U.S. the plan can be terminated)
Unlimited music and video streaming with optional Stream Saver for less data use
$25 monthly credit for DirecTV services
One line of service on an AT&T Unlimited Plus plan is $90
Two lines of service for $145
Up to eight additional lines (includes any phone, LTE tablets, LTE hotspots and connected cars) for $20 per line
Add a wearable for $10 per month
Unlimited Choice

Unlimited talk, text, and data

Article originally published at: Android Central