Best Unlimited Data Plan for 2019

Best Unlimited Data Plan for 2019 - Phone Plans

Big four” is the name they’re referred to. All four major carriers in the US offer unlimited data plans, thanks to the recent technological advancements in the telecommunication industry. These carriers including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon no longer complain about being unable to offer unlimited data to each consumer in the US, let alone maintain the quality of service required. But with the present internet age, they’ve seen a 180-degree turnover in service, and are now boasting with excellence.

In this article, we’ll try to look at each carrier, and point out each unlimited data plans they offer to help you settle for the options that suit your budget and needs.

AT&T Unlimited data plans for 2019

AT&T Unlimited data plans for 2019 - Phone Plans

AT&T is now offering two types of unlimited plans you can choose from, including Unlimited & More, and Unlimited & Premium. And while the naming seems to lack creativity, they all come with multiple exciting options. The table below shows a detailed breakdown of the plan options.

Price for a single line$70 for Unlimited &More
$80 for Unlimited &More Premium
Price for two lines$125 for Unlimited &More
$150 for Unlimited &More Premium
Price for three lines$145 for Unlimited &More
$170 for Unlimited &More Premium
Price for four lines$160 for Unlimited &More
$190 for Unlimited &More Premium

Unlimited &More

  • Unlimited calls, texts, and data (speeds liable to throttling after hitting 22GB during network congestion)
  • Limitless calls, texts to Canada and Mexico
  • Limitless calls, texts, and data in Canada, Mexico with a free Roam North America feature (subject to termination if more than 50% of it is used outside the US)
  • Supports SD video streaming (that is 480p DVD quality)
  • Free AT&T WatchTV membership (enjoy 30+ live channels, otherwise $15 per month pricing)

Unlimited &More Premium

  • Unlimited calls, texts, and data (speeds liable to throttling after hitting 22GB during network congestion)
  • Limitless calls, texts to Canada and Mexico
  • Limitless calls, texts, and data in Canada, Mexico with a free Roam North America feature (subject to termination if more than 50% of it is used outside the US)
  • Supports HD video streaming (1080p quality)
  • Offers 15GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot (but throttles speeds to 128Kbps once you use 15GB)
  • Free AT&T WatchTV membership (enjoy 30+ live channels, otherwise $15 per month pricing)
  • Free premium membership to HBO, Cinemax, Amazon Music, STARZ, Showtime, VRV, and Pandora Premium

AT&T like its competitors offers its services and doesn’t charge tax or any regulatory fee. However, extra costs might incur if you purchase a phone from them.

Also, see AT&T’s Best Mobile Plans in 2019

Sprint Unlimited data plans for 2019

Sprint Unlimited data plans for 2019 - Phone Plans

Sprint tends to complicate its services by offering three different unlimited data plans.

There’s the Unlimited Basic plan that is usually the most affordable plan, but comes with some downsides; a significant point of consideration for users. On the other hand, its Unlimited Premium plan packs almost everything you could desire. There’s also the Unlimited Plus that is pretty much average of the two extreme-end plans. Take a closer look at the table below.

Price for a single line$60/month for Unlimited Basic
$70/month for Unlimited Plus
$90/month for Unlimited Premium
Price for two lines$100/month for Unlimited Basic
$120/month for Unlimited Plus
$120/month for Unlimited Premium
Price for three lines$100/month for Unlimited Basic
$130/month for Unlimited Plus
$150/month for Unlimited Premium
Price for four lines$100/month for Unlimited Basic
$140/month for Unlimited Plus
$180/month for Unlimited Premium
Price for five lines$100/month for Unlimited Basic
$150/month for Unlimited Plus
$210/month for Unlimited Premium

Sprint Unlimited Basic

  • Unlimited calls, texts, and data (speeds might be throttled during traffic congestion, once you’ve used up to 50GB)
  • Unlimited calls, texts, and 5GB of 4G LTE data in Canada and Mexico
  • Limitless texts and data to 200+ countries globally
  • Supports SD video streaming (480p DVD quality)
  • 500MB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot
  • Free Hulu membership (otherwise costing $7 every month)

Sprint Unlimited Plus

  • Unlimited calls, texts, and data (speeds might be throttled during traffic congestion, once you’ve used up to 50GB)
  • Unlimited calls, texts, and 10GB of 4G LTE data in Canada and Mexico
  • Limitless texts and data to 200+ countries globally
  • Supports HD video streaming (1080p quality)
  • 50GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot
  • Hulu membership at no cost (otherwise costing $7 every month)
  • Free Tidal Premium subscription ($9.99 per month worth)

Sprint Unlimited Premium

  • Unlimited calls, texts, and data (speeds might be throttled during traffic congestion, once you’ve used up to 50GB)
  • Unlimited calls, texts, and 4G of LTE data in Canada and Mexico
  • Limitless texts and data to 200+ countries globally
  • Supports Full HD video streaming
  • 100GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot
  • Hulu membership at no cost (otherwise costing $7 every month)
  • Free Tidal Premium subscription ($9.99 per month worth)
  • Free Amazon Prime membership ($119 annual worth)
  • Offers up to $20 every month Uber credits

T-Mobile Unlimited data plans for 2019

T-Mobile Unlimited data plans for 2019 - Phone Plans

T- Mobile offers unique but interesting plans, including only one unlimited plan; T-Mobile ONE – and an add-on – T-Mobile ONE Plus.

The table below shows all the Unlimited plan options offered by T-Mobile. Keeping in mind that T-Mobile offers the best deals, you should use the table to choose your preferred plan options.

Price for a single line$70/month with T-Mobile ONE
$85/month with T-Mobile ONE Plus
Price for two lines$120/month with T-Mobile ONE
$150/month with T-Mobile ONE Plus
Price for three lines$140/month with T-Mobile ONE
$185/month with T-Mobile ONE Plus
Price for four lines$160/month with T-Mobile ONE
$220/month with T-Mobile ONE Plus

Note: Unlike its competitors, T-Mobile includes taxes and other extra fees in its price rates. That means, if you subscribe to say, a $70 per month Unlimited option, you will only pay the $70 a month, and no extra costs.

T-Mobile ONE

  • Unlimited calls, texts, and 4G of LTE data (speeds might be throttled during traffic congestion, once you’ve used up to 50GB)
  • Unlimited calls, texts, and 5GB of 4G LTE data in Canada and Mexico
  • Free texts and data to 210+ countries globally
  • Supports SD video streaming (480p DVD quality)
  • Limitless 3G mobile hotspot
  • Free Netflix Standard membership ($12.99 per month value)
  • Free in-flight texting plus 1 hour of data on Gogo-enabled flights – to and fro, or within the US

T-Mobile ONE Plus

  • Unlimited calls, texts, and 4G of LTE data (speeds might be throttled during traffic congestion, once you’ve used up to 50GB)
  • Unlimited calls, texts, and 10GB of 4G LTE data in Canada and Mexico
  • Free texts and data to 210+ countries globally (data speeds are 2x)
  • Supports HD video streaming (1080p quality)
  • 20GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot (Once you use 20GB, it’s lowered to 3G speeds)
  • Free Netflix Standard membership ($12.99 per month value)
  • Limitless data when on Gogo-enabled flights
  • T-Mobile Visual Voicemail
  • T-Mobile Name ID

Also, see T-Mobile’s Best Data Plan in 2019

Verizon Unlimited data plans for 2019

Verizon Unlimited data plans for 2019 - Phone Plans

Finally, we have Verizon. Like Sprint, Verizon has up to three unlimited data plans – perfectly suitable for its diverse consumers.

On the surface, these plans seem like a good deal, but they lack major incentives offered by other US carriers. For instance, you’ll be forced to pay for some video streaming services that you’ll otherwise get for free when subscribed to the rest of US carriers.

Study the summary table below to help you choose the correct data plan you’re after.

Price for a single line$75/month with Go Unlimited
$85/month with Beyond Unlimited
$95/month with Above Unlimited
Price for two lines$130/month with Go Unlimited
$160/month with Beyond Unlimited
$180/month with Above Unlimited
Price for three lines$150/month with Go Unlimited
$180/month with Beyond Unlimited
$210/month with Above Unlimited
Price for four lines$160/month with Go Unlimited
$200/month with Beyond Unlimited
$240/month with Above Unlimited

Go Unlimited

  • Unlimited calls, text, and 4G LTE data (data speeds might be throttled during network congestions)
  • Unlimited calls, texts, and data in Canada and Mexico
  • Supports SD video streaming (480p DVD quality)
  • Unlimited 600Kbpa mobile hotspot
  • Free 6-months trial of Apple Music

Beyond Unlimited

  • Unlimited calls, texts, and 22GB of premium 4G LTE data (liable to throttling once you use 22GB)
  • Unlimited calls, texts, and data in Canada and Mexico
  • Supports HD video streaming (720p quality) and an optional $10 a month to stream 1080p video quality
  • Offer 15GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot (reduced to 600Kbps once you use 15GB)
  • Free Apple Music membership ($9.99 per month worth)

Above Unlimited

  • Unlimited calls, texts, and 75GB of premium 4G LTE data (throttled during network congestions once you use up to 75GB)
  • Unlimited calls, texts, and data in Canada and Mexico
  • Offers up to 5 free Travel-Passes every month usable across 130+ countries
  • Allows for HD video streaming (720p quality) and can extend to 1080p with an extra $10 a month
  • Offers 20GB of 4G LTE mobile hotspot (reduced to 600Kpbs once you’ve used 20GB)
  • Free Apple Music membership ($9.99 per month value)
  • Free Verizon Cloud Storage of 500GB

Also, see Best Verizon Wireless plans in 2019

Wrap up

While there might have been different reports in the past; discouraging users from going for unlimited data plans, surely now there’s the need to reconsider. Businesses and heavy internet users should also be topping the list of consumers looking to gain the most from the new unlimited data plans offered by these carriers.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *