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 $55 for 2GB of data
- Notables: Top-rated network with 5G available in some areas; Apple music included with select plans
Verizon cell phone plans
Verizon has three unlimited plans, which each offer different benefits. You can save $5 per month on any unlimited plan if you opt for automatic payments, but you have to use a debit card or checking account to get the discount.
- Go Unlimited ($80): Video streaming limited to standard definition. Mobile hot spot speeds limited to 600 kilobits per second, which is frustratingly slow.
- Beyond Unlimited ($90): Includes 15GB of high-speed mobile hot spot usage per month. Video streaming is in HD, but at 780p rather than the full 1080p. You likely won’t notice the difference on your smartphone, though. Apple music subscription is included.
- Above Unlimited ($100): Includes 20GB of high-speed mobile hot spot usage per month. As with the Beyond Unlimited plan, HD video streams at 780p and an Apple Music subscription is included with the plan. Above Unlimited customers also get 5 TravelPasses per month good for international travel in more than 130 countries. The passes give you unlimited 2G data and 512MB of high-speed data.
Verizon customers with compatible phones can access 5G networks and 4K HD video streaming with compatible devices on the Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited plans.
You can add Verizon’s “Just Kids” plan to any unlimited plan for $35 per line. The kids plan includes 5GB of data and built-in parental controls, including content filters, location tracking and the ability block certain apps.
SHARED DATA PLANS
Verizon’s shared data plans range from Small (2GB) to Large (8GB). All plans include unlimited minutes and text messages. Prices listed below are for one line and include a charge for the data package plus a $20 line-access charge.
- Small (2GB): $55
- Medium (4GB): $70
- Single line plan (5GB): $60
- Large (8GB): $90
An autopay discount of $5 per month is available on the single line plan. But there’s a catch: You can’t use a credit card for autopay.
verizon family plans
You can turn any Verizon plan into a family plan, except for the 5GB single line plan. Additional lines for shared plans cost $20 each on top of the base plan price. Verizon’s unlimited plans are priced differently. 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. The main difference is that prepaid plans don’t require a credit check. Learn more about Verizon’s prepaid cell phone plans here.
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.
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