Unlimited Data Plan: I want to start off by saying that it’s not really UNLIMITED if your data plan has data cap. And almost all the available unlimited data plans has data cap except ONE. So, I’ll talk about all these and show you the best Unlimited data you can get from AT&T, T-Mobile, or Verizon.
Obviously there are couple of things you’ll have to consider before you opt in an unlimited data plan. few of these things are; cost, coverage, data speed, features, and perks.
In this article, I’ll be pitching AT&T, T Mobile and Verizon against each other. I’ll be comparing the prices of their unlimited data plans, coverage, data speed, features, and perks.
Then at the end will be a quick recap that will help you decide depending on what you prefer. So, let’s get started.
AT&T vs T Mobile vs Verizon Unlimited Plans
T Mobile provides you with cheap unlimited data. From the price comparison tables below, T-Mobile unlimited plans is at least $5 cheaper than AT&T unlimited plans and $10 cheaper than Verizon unlimited Plans.
The table below shows the price comparison of unlimited plans from AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon
AT&T vs T Mobile vs Verizon Unlimited Plans: Price
The price below is for AT&T Unlimited Starter, T Mobile Essentials, and Verizon Start Unlimited
|AT&T Unlimited Starter||$65|
|Verizon Start Unlimited||$70|
The price below is for AT&T Unlimited Extra, T Mobile Magenta, and Verizon Play More Unlimited
|AT&T Unlimited Extra||$75|
|Verizon Play More Unlimited||$80|
The price below is for AT&T Unlimited Elite, T Mobile Magenta Max, and Verizon Get More Unlimited
|AT&T Unlimited Elite||$85/line|
|T-Mobile Magenta Max||$85/line|
|Verizon Get More Unlimited||$90/line|
From the price tables above, you can see that buying an unlimited plan from T-Mobile can save you some few bucks every month.
But, price is not the only factor to consider when buying an unlimited data plan for yourself. Well, except you actually take pricing too seriously. Lets talk about data cap and data speed.
AT&T vs T Mobile vs Verizon Family Plans: Data Cap and Data Speed
|Unlimited Data Plan||Data Cap||Upload Speed||Download Speed|
|AT&T Starter||Below 50GB||9.4 Mbps||28.9 Mbps|
|T-Mobile Essentials||50GB||12.9 Mbps||32.7 Mbps|
|Verizon Start||Below 50GB||10.0 Mbps||32.2 Mbps|
|AT&T Extra||50GB||9.4 Mbps||28.9 Mbps|
|T-Mobile Magenta||100GB||12.9 Mbps||32.7 Mbps|
|Verizon Play More||70GB||10.0 Mbps||32.2 Mbps|
|AT&T Elite||100GB||9.4 Mbps||28.9 Mbps|
|T-Mobile Magenta Max||Unlimited||12.9 Mbps||32.7 Mbps|
|Verizon Get More||100GB||10.0 Mbps||32.2 Mbps|
From the table above, T Mobile has better data cap with its most premium unlimited plan has unlimited data cap (no data cap). Yes, you heard right. According to T Mobile, their Magenta Max plan has no premium data which means no data cap.
The Magenta Max from T-Mobile is the only Unlimited plan that is truly UNLIMITED. They also boost of the fastest upload and download speed according to data from Review.org.
So far, T Mobile is your go to place if you need; cheap unlimited data, fast upload, and fast download (data speed). But we just getting started with this comparison. Next is coverage.
AT&T vs T Mobile vs Verizon Unlimited Data Plans: Network Coverage
|Network Carriers||3G Coverage||4G Coverage||5G Coverage|
Verizon is the cellular provider with the overall widest coverage. If you want to have network in rural areas, chances are, Verizon got you covered. From the table above, they cover more than 70% of the United States. AT&T come second while T Mobile is just little behind.
But, for the best 5G connectivity, T-Mobile is your best cellular provider. Thanks to the merger with Sprint. Now let’s talk about the features and perks of family plans offered by these network carriers and internet providers.
AT&T vs T Mobile vs Verizon Unlimited Plans: Features and Perks
|1||5G Available||5G Available||5G Available|
|2.||Up to 100GB Data cap||50GB – Unlimited data cap||Up to 100GB data cap|
|3.||Unlimited talk & text||Unlimited talk & text||Unlimited talk & text|
|4.||Unlimited text||Unlimited text||Unlimited text|
|5.||SD & HD streaming||SD & 4k UHD streaming||SD & HD streaming|
|6.||Unlimited texting from U.S. to 120+ countries||Netflix Standard: 2 Screen HD (for 2+ line accounts)||Disney+ for 6 Months|
|7.||Unlimited talk, text and data in Mexico & Canada||An hour of in-flight Gogo® Wi-Fi on eligible flights||Apple Music for 6 Months|
|8.||–||Free in-flight texting||Discovery+ for 6 Months|
|9.||–||–||50% off unlimited connected device plans|
|10.||–||–||600GB of Verizon could storage|
From the table above, the cellular provider with the most perks is Verizon. With the perks offered by Verizon, you can save few bucks watching or streaming your favorite shows online.
The perks might just make the expensive Verizon unlimited plans worth it after all.
Recap: AT&T vs T Mobile vs Verizon Unlimited Data
If you need an Unlimited plan that is cheap and has more data cap, then T Mobile Unlimited Plans is the best network carrier for you. Verizon Unlimited plans is good for you if you can ignore the high price tags and focus on it’s best coverage and many perks. AT&T Unlimited plans sits right in the middle, gives you good coverage and decent perks at a fair price.
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