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AT&T Prepaid Plans

July 29, 2019
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AT&T’s prepaid service, formerly called GoPhone, offers access to AT&T’s network at lower prices. Customers can choose from monthly or pay-as-you-go prepaid plans. Monthly plans are eligible for multi-line and automatic payment discounts.

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AT A Glance

  • Monthly prepaid plans start at $30 for unlimited talk and text
  • Notables: Strong pay-as-you-go plans, including a $2 daily plan. Rollover data included on select monthly plans.
Get started at AT&T's website
Get started at AT&T's website


AT&T prepaid plans

Monthly Plans

  • Talk and text (no data): $30; $25 with autopay discount
  • 1GB: $35; $30 with autopay discount
  • 8GB: $50; $40 with autopay discount
  • Unlimited data: $65; $50 with autopay discount
  • Unlimited Plus: $85; $70 with autopay discount

Unlimited Plus includes 10GB of high-speed mobile hot spot access and the option to stream video in high definition.

Multi-line discount: You can have up to five lines on one account, with each additional line receiving a discount. You get $10 off the second and third lines, and $20 off the fourth and fifth lines. This discount is only available on monthly plans.

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Pay-as-you-go Plans

  • Daily plan: $2 per day for unlimited minutes and texts. You are charged only if you place or receive a call or send a text. There’s no charge on days you don’t use your phone.
  • Per-minute plan: 25 cents per minute, 20 cents per text message.

AT&T’s pay-as-you-go plans don’t include data. Any data used is charged at a rate of 1 cent per 5 kilobytes. On the $2 daily plan, you can buy a day data pass for $1, which gives you 100 megabytes to use for the day.

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How AT&T prepaid plans compare on price

 2GB or less3-5GB6-9GB10-25GBUnlimited
*Project Fi customers pay $20 for unlimited talk and text. Data is billed at a rate of $10 per gigabyte.
**Republic Wireless customers pay $15 for unlimited talk and text. Data is billed at a rate of $5 per gigabyte.
AT&T Prepaid$35 (2GB)$50 (8GB)$65
Boost Mobile
$10 (1GB)

$15 (2GB)
$25 (5GB)$35 (10GB)

$45 (15GB)
Cricket Wireless
$30 (2GB)$40 (10GB)$55
Metro by T-Mobile
$30 (2GB)$40 (10GB)$50
Net10$20 (2GB)$35 (5GB)$40 (10GB)
Project Fi*
$20 (talk, text and Wi-Fi)

$30 (1GB)

$40 (2GB)
$50 (3GB)

$60 (4GB)

$70 (5GB)
$80 (6GB+)
Republic Wireless**
$15 (talk, text and Wi-Fi)

$20 (1GB)

$25 (2GB)
$30 (3GB)

$35 (4GB)

$40 (5GB)
$45 (6GB)

$50 (7GB)

$55 (8GB)

$60 (9GB)
$65 (10GB)

$90 (15GB)
Straight Talk Wireless$30 (1,500 minutes, unlimited texts and 100MB data)$35 (5GB)$45 (25GB)$55
T-Mobile prepaid$40 (10GB)$50
Total Wireless$25 (talk and text only)$35 (5GB)$50
Tracfone$20 (1GB)

$25 (2GB)
$30 (3GB)
U.S. Cellular prepaid$30 (talk and text only)$40 (5GB)$55
Verizon prepaid
$35 (talk and text only)$40 (5GB)$50 (15GB)$65
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