Wireless Carriers

There are many wireless carriers available. Depending on various factors outlined in our cell phone plan guides, the best carrier for you may not be the best for someone else. Therefore, be sure to do some research on our site for smartphones, cell phone plans, and apps before deciding.

Below is a list of wireless carriers and information for each:

Verizon Wireless has the largest coverage compared to other wireless services providers. Cell phones from all the major mobile phone manufacturers are provided by Verizon Wireless. Verizon Wireless offers the below mentioned plans:

  • Share Everything Plans
  • Verizon Edge
  • Business Plans
  • Prepaid Plans
  • Data Plans

AT&T uses GSM technology to run its network and provide wireless cell phone services to more than 100 million subscribers. 3G and 4G LTE technology is provided by AT&T to subscribers that enjoy high-speed wireless internet. AT&T allows subscribers to choose from several plans. Here are the basic plans offered by AT&T:

  • Mobile Share Plans
  • Device Data Share Plans
  • Shared Data Plans
  • Prepaid Plans

Sprint offers cell phones from major manufacturers including Apple, Samsung, Nokia, HTC, Motorola, BlackBerry, and LG. Other devices such as tablets, Wi-Fi Hot Spots, and USBs are offered. The wireless services provider offers many special deals and packages for a limited time to subscribers. The basic plans offered by Sprint are mentioned below:

  • My Ways Plan
  • My All-In Plan
  • Mobile Broadband
  • Phone Connect
  • No Contract Plan
  • Home & Office Plans
  • Tablet Plans
T-Mobile provides 3G and 4G LTE data technology to subscribers. T-Mobile offers Individual Plans, Family Plans, and Mobile Internet Plans. Subscribers may choose data usage volume according to their needs. Also, accessories and add-on services are offered. T-Mobile’s network coverage reaches out to about 96% of Americans.

Virgin Mobile USA provides cellular services via CDMA network. Currently, Virgin Mobile USA only provides prepaid cellular services. The branded top-up cards of Virgin Mobile are available online and in 150,000 retail stores nationwide. The branded Virgin Mobile broadband access gadgets can be purchased from more than 40,000 retail locations and online. Virgin Mobile offers 3G and 4G LTE data. The 4G LTE technology was introduced in February, 2013.Virgin Mobile offers 3 basic plans:

  • Beyond Talk, Unlimited Data & Messaging Plans
  • PayLo Talk & Text Plans
  • Broadband2Go Plans
Boost Mobile has more than 4.3 million customers subscribing to prepaid services. Sprint Corporation’s CDMA voice technology is being used by Boost Mobile to run its network. Boost Mobile offers 3G and 4G LTE data downloading technology to the customers. The cellular service provider offers monthly and daily plans.
Solavei is a wireless provider that runs on GSM technology and offers pre-paid wireless plans. Solavei provides unlimited voice and text. Unlimited 4G high-speed data is provided up to a certain amount that depends on the pre-paid plan. After reaching the pre-paid plan’s data limit, the 4G speeds are reduced and no overage charges are incurred. Solavei’s current plans include pricing for cell phones with no data access, 500MB high-speed data, 2GB high-speed data, and high-speed 4GB data. Additionally, Solavei pays subscribers for signing up new subscribers in what is termed as social marketing.