Pros and cons of popular cell phone carriers

 

There are different cost-saving cell phone plans offered by both big carriers as well as the smaller ones that will keep your monthly bill cost down. Some names of the carriers you may know, and others not. All these carriers promise you the lowest rates possible for your service. Here is a comparison on cell phone plans offered by some of the best carriers. The comparison of cell phone plans is made by putting out the pros and cons of each carrier.

Boost Mobile
The best plan offers 3GB data for around $35 per month.

  • Pros: Same network performance as its parent Sprint
  • Cons: The company is completely dependant on Sprint and their cellular services.

Consumer Cellular
The best plan offers 3GB data for around $40 per month.

  • Pros: AT&T and T-Mobile provide good network coverage and the best discounts for American Association of Retired Persons (AARP).
  • Cons: Additional costs are applicable if you are in need of big data plans.

Cricket Wireless
The best plan offers 5GB data for around $35 per month with autopay enrollment.

  • Pros: Their customer support is the best among discount carriers and they have also increased data allotments for plans
  • Cons: Very few benefits as compared to MetroPCS and Boost. Data speeds are quite less, which is at 8 Mbps.

FreedomPop
The best offer is a data plan of 5GB for around $35.

  • Pros: Economical offers for family plans and discounts have been given if you pay monthly rent ahead. Free offers are available if you keep your data usage in talk and text to the minimum amount.
  • Cons: It’s a bit more confusing and difficult to find what you need from the stack of plans. Also, there are devices which cannot be used with this plan.

MetroPCS
The best offer is a data plan of 5GB for $40.

  • Pros: It has the Data Maximizer option and a variety of selection of phones. It mainly depends on T-Mobile’s network coverage.
  • Cons: It has a bounded plan option with a high cost of $40 and the customer service is not that great.

Mint Mobile
The best offer is the data plan of 2GB worth $15

  • Pros: Depends on T-Mobile’s network and initially, low-cost monthly payment is available.
  • Cons: If you want to avail of the low payment scheme, you have to pay three months cash ahead. And the cost will be increased after the initial discount until you use the service for a year.

Project Fi
The best offer is on the data plan of 1GB, which costs around $30 cost.

  • Pros: Expensive Google devices are supported by the plans. Payment based on usage only.
  • Cons: More data is offered for the same cost by other carriers.

So, this was a comparison of the best prepaid and postpaid cell phone plans. Consider the pros and cons of each plan and make an informed decision.

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