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The Best Cheap Phone Plans

August 10, 2021

From the Wired Magazine website

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Version, T-Mobile, and AT&T control the airwaves in the United States, but if you find their fees outrageous, you may have more options than you think. Smaller companies, called mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs), charge cheaper prices because they lease wireless capacity from bigger companies, rather than maintaining their own cell phone towers. 

They may not have the money for splashy advertising campaigns, but an MVNO can offer many core features that were once restricted to the Big Three. Nowadays, it’s reasonable to expect to pay $15 a month for a line that includes 5G network access and a mobile Wi-Fi hot spot. All our top picks for the best cheap phone plans also have high-speed 5G where it’s available.

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