T-Mobile vs Verizon vs Sprint vs AT&T: Unlimited Talk, Text, & Data Plans Compared





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People looking at smartphonesWith many cord cutters using their smartphones to access their favorite streaming services and watch content on the go, it’s time for a comparison of some of the major unlimited phone plans. We’re taking a look at unlimited plans from T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T to help you find the plan that works best for you.

T-Mobile Magenta

Cost: $40/line for 4 lines

With the Magenta plan, taxes and fees are included in the price, so you won’t find hidden charges on your monthly bill. Along with unlimited talk, text, and data, you’ll get 3GB of high-speed LTE hotspot on every line. After your 3GB runs out, you will get unlimited 3G hotspot.

When you choose the Magenta plan, you’ll also get a free Netflix subscription. The Netflix On Us deal gives customers Netflix Basic with 1 screen in SD included at no additional cost.

Verizon Play More Unlimited

Cost: $45/line for 4 lines

Verizon has several unlimited plans to choose from. Verizon describes the Play More Unlimited plan as “our best for music and video streaming, with millions of song, HD and premium data – all included.” You’ll get unlimited talk, text, and data, along with an unlimited hotspot with up to 15GB of 4G LTE.

With your Verizon unlimited plan, you’ll also get a free 6-month subscription to Apple Music.

Sprint Unlimited Plus

Cost: $35/line for 4 lines

Your sprint Unlimited Plus plan includes unlimited talk, text, and data, along with 50GB LTE mobile hotpot, the best allowance of all of the plans on our list. Veterans, active duty military, and those in the Reserves, be sure to look at the Unlimited Military deal for 50% off of family plans.

With your Sprint Unlimited Plus plan, you’ll get a free subscription to Hulu and the music streaming service Tidal.

AT&T Unlimited Extra

Cost: $40/line for 4 lines

AT&T recently announced its new unlimited plans. With your AT&T Unlimited Extra plan, you’ll get unlimited talk, text, and data in the US, Mexico, and Canada, along with unlimited texting from the US to 120+ countries. Plans also include 15GB of mobile hotspot per line.

AT&T also announced that when HBO MAX launches in May, AT&T wireless customers on these new plans will get free HBO MAX.

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