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Verizon's wireless network spans nearly the entire United States, which means it has service in places other carriers don't. But that access can come at a premium.
At a glance
Plans start at $80 for 5GB of data.
Notable: When you sign up for an unlimited plan, you also get other perks including at least six months of Disney+, Discovery+, Apple Arcade, Google Play Pass and Apple Music at no charge. Cancel subscriptions after the introductory period to avoid charges.
Verizon cell phone plans
Verizon has four unlimited plans, which each offer different benefits. You can save $10 per month, per line on any unlimited plan if you opt for paper-free billing and automatic payments, but you have to use a debit card, checking account or Verizon Visa card to get the discount.
Start Unlimited ($80): Video streaming limited to standard definition. Mobile hot spot is not included with this plan. Streaming, music and game subscriptions included for six months.
Play More Unlimited ($90): Includes 15GB of high-speed mobile hot spot usage per month. Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ included; Apple Arcade and Google Play Pass plus other streaming included for 12 months; Apple Music included for six months. Data speeds may be slowed during periods of high demand.
Do More Unlimited ($90): Includes 15GB of high-speed mobile hot spot usage per month. Apple Music, Disney+, gaming and other subscriptions included for six months. 600GB of Verizon cloud storage included. Data speeds may be slowed during periods of high demand.
Get More Unlimited ($100): Includes 30GB of high-speed mobile hot spot usage per month. An Apple Music subscription is included along with the Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ bundle. Gaming and other streaming services included for 12 months. 600GB of Verizon cloud storage included. As with the other plans, congestion can slow data speed.
You can add Verizon’s “Just Kids” plan to any unlimited plan for $60 per line. The kids plan includes access to the 5G network and parental controls that allow you to select your child’s contacts, enable content filters and track location.
Verizon family plans
You can turn any Verizon plan into a family plan. Additional lines for shared plans start at $40 per line, once you have five or more lines. You can save $10 per month, per line if you opt for automatic payments and paper-free billing. Learn more about Verizon's family plans here.
Verizon prepaid plans
Verizon offers several prepaid plans, all of which are billed monthly, similar to traditional plans. You can save money by signing up for more months, starting with the fourth month. Learn more about Verizon’s prepaid cell phone plans here. Verizon also owns prepaid plan provider Visible, which might be worth a look.
Verizon unlimited plan: 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.
Monthly price comparison
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*Restricted LTE data download speeds. **Prices include taxes and/or fees. *** Pricing includes a 3rd Line Free limited time deal.