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7 Of The Best Cheap Cell Phone Plans

Looking for the best cheap cell phone plans out there right now?

Everyone’s heard of the three main cell phone carrier brands in the United States. AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless are the most well-known carrier brands in the country right now. They offer the most popular plans and cell phone options around.

But their plans are not exactly the cheapest. And there are plenty of cheaper plan choices out there that can provide good service at a fair price. Below we’ll look at some of the best options right now.

Best Cheap Cell Phone Plans

So here are some options for the best yet cheapest cell phone plans:


Ting is a wireless reseller that operates off of T-Mobile’s 4G LTE networks. At the time of us writing this, they are the cheapest plan provider. 

Their Flex plan only costs $10 a month per line and another $5 for GB used. Their Set 5 plan costs $25 a month per line. The Set 5 plan includes 5 GB LTE/5G data along with unlimited talk and text. Ting also offers unlimited pro plans starting at $45 a month per line. 

Google Fi

The Google Fi has a starting rate of $20 a month for unlimited text and calls. Google Fi’s Flexible plan costs $10 a month per GB used. 

Google Fi also offers an unlimited plan called Google Fi’s Simply Unlimited tier. It starts with $60 a month for one line, then $45 for two, and $30 for three to six lines. 

Mint Mobile

Mint Mobile has access to 4G LTE and 5G speeds using T-Mobile’s network. Their plan starts at $15 a month per one line and it includes unlimited calls and text. It also includes a free mobile hotspot. Mint Mobile’s plan also allows free calling to neighboring countries such as Canada and Mexico. 

Tello Economy

Tello’s Economy plan uses Sprint’s old network that is now owned by T-mobile. The Economy plan only costs $10 a month and it includes 1 GB of data as well as unlimited text and calls.

Tello’s Economy plan also has access to 4G LTE and 5G speeds. However, once you reach the data cap, your speed runs down to 2G speeds. Tello’s Economy plan also allows free calling to other countries such as Canada, Mexico, China, and Romania. 


Visible plans use Verizon’s networks. For $40 a month (without taxes or hidden fees) you can have unlimited text, calls, and data with Visible plans. Party Pay allows you to join or form a party of four lines and you will get the “friends and family” plan for $25 a month. 

With 5-12 Mbps, you can stream at 480p without lag. Visible plans also support the latest Apple models starting from the iPhone 6/6s to 12 as well as Samsung’s Galaxy S9/S9+ and SE devices. 

Republic Wireless

Not everyone requires data, and the same could be said for mobile plans. Republic Wireless plans start at $15 a month per line that includes unlimited text and calls. Republic Wireless uses 4G LTE networks. 

Boost Mobile

Boost Mobile plans can give you unlimited text, calls, and data for $50 a month. And it includes 12 GB of the mobile hotspot and can stream up to 480p quality. You can upgrade to streaming up to 1080p HD for an additional $10 a month. However, it does not include international roaming or a specialized streaming service.