Sprint offers one data option for families — unlimited data — but you'll still have some choices. The carrier offers four versions of its unlimited plan (Kickstart, Basic, Plus and Premium) that you can mix and match to add mobile hot spot data or HD video streaming to some lines, rather than all lines. Sprint is hoping to merge with T-Mobile, but the agreement still has several hurdles to clear. Until then, it’s business as usual for Sprint customers.
Sprint's family cell phone plan
You can have up to five lines on a family plan and save $5 per line when you opt for automatic payments. Promotions may knock the price down even more, but only for the first year.
You can mix and match unlimited plans to fit your family’s needs. For example, one line could have Unlimited Premium while the rest have the Unlimited Basic. Total pricing will vary depending on the tiers you select.
Unlimited Kickstart: This plan is only available to new customers who bring their own phone or buy one at full retail price, and is being offered for a limited time. Kickstart does not include mobile hot spot access and is not eligible for any family plan discounts. Video streams in standard definition.
$40 per line.
Unlimited Basic: Streaming is limited to standard definition, or at a 480 pixel display. Mobile hot spot is limited to 500MB of high-speed data. Includes 5GB of high-speed data, as well as unlimited talk and text, to use in Canada and Mexico. Hulu subscription also included.
First line: $65.
Second line: $45.
Additional lines: $25 each.
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Unlimited Plus: Includes 50GB of high-speed mobile hot spot usage per month. Video streaming is in high definition. Includes 10GB of high-speed data, as well as unlimited talk and text, to use in Canada and Mexico. Hulu and Tidal streaming subscriptions are also included.
First line: $75.
Second line: $55.
Additional lines: $35 each.
Unlimited Premium: Includes 100GB of high-speed mobile hot spot usage per month. Video streaming is in HD. Unlimited talk, text and high-speed data are available in Canada and Mexico. Includes subscriptions to Amazon Prime, Hulu and Tidal, as well as the mobile security app Lookout.
First line: $85.
Second line: $65.
Additional lines: $45 each.
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