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AT&T offers both limited and unlimited data plans, and its prices generally tend to be higher than those of competitors like Sprint and T-Mobile. But AT&T's network performance ranks second nationally, trailing only Verizon.
At a glance
Plans start at $75 for unlimited data
Notable: Unlimited plans include access to 5G
AT&T cell phone plans
AT&T offers three unlimited data plans: Unlimited Starter, Extra and Elite. Prices listed below are for one line, before taxes, fees and discounts. You can save $10 per month if you sign up for autopay and paperless billing.
Unlimited Starter ($75): Video streaming is limited to standard definition (480p). Mobile hot spot is not included with this plan. Data may be temporarily slowed when network is busy. Includes 5G access in eligible areas with a compatible device.
Unlimited Extra ($85): Includes 15GB of high-speed mobile hot spot data per month, which drops to 2G speeds after you use your allotment. Video streaming is limited to standard definition (480p). Access to 5G networks, where available, included if you have a compatible device.
Unlimited Elite ($95): Includes 40GB of high-speed mobile hot spot data per month, which drops to 2G speeds after you use your allotment. Video can stream in 4K UHD if you turn off AT&T’s “stream saver” restriction. Subscription to HBO Max with a compatible device, where available, included.
AT&T’s prepaid plans have monthly, multi-month and pay-as-you-go options. The monthly options function much like the carrier's traditional plans, but they don’t require a credit check. Learn more about AT&T prepaid plans.
AT&T unlimited plans: How it compares on price
Prices listed are for the least expensive plan when more than one unlimited plan is available. The pricing doesn’t include taxes, fees or autopay discounts unless otherwise noted.
Monthly price comparison
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