It’s nice to have your entire family on the same cell phone plan, but it’s even nicer if you can save money at the same time. Most providers have moved away from the family plan as a name and have moved towards offering discounts for having multiple lines on an account, but that still works well for families. The prices in this guide will be shown for four lines but some plans allow you to save with even more lines and autopay. Overall, the best option will be on Verizon Wireless, which allows you to mix and match.
Best Overall: Verizon Wireless
A lot of people think of an MVNO as a carrier you get to just save money, but in the last few years these carriers have become a stronger choice even for heavy users. A data hungry user wants to have fast and reliable internet everywhere they go. There are more options than ever for unlimited MVNO data plans and the prices keep coming down as well. Our current favorite is Visible because of its simplicity compared to other carriers.
Best Overall: Visible
5G may not be widely available just yet, but it’s slowly getting there. Interested in checking out the next-gen network for yourself? Here are all the cities where 5G is currently available.
If you ever find that you’re paying for extras with your service provider that you don’t really need, it’s time to save a few bucks with US Mobile. Their plans are incredibly flexible, so you can pick and choose exactly what you need.
Plans start at only $4/month, making US Mobile perfect for grandparents that need simple talk and text, without all the bells and whistles. It’s a great option for younger kids too who might need a lifeline to their parents in a pinch. For the more tech-savvy among us, maybe you need extra, separate service for a tablet, wireless alarm system, smartwatch, or GPS tracker. The bottom line is that not everybody needs [...]