The average monthly cell phone plan from major American providers, such as Verizon, AT&T or T-Mobile, costs about $70, as of 2015, according to Time Magazine. Smaller wireless providers, such as Sprint and Virgin Mobile,... More » Technology Mobile

Time's Money site suggests that Cricket Basic is a top phone package for the typical individual user, with the Cricket Basic With Group Save Discount being best for families. Time rates the Verizon More Everything 6GB Wi... More » Technology Mobile

A subscriber's preference often determines which provider is best, but Verizon Wireless offers the best coverage in the United States. AT&T has the next-largest coverage area. The companies' services and plan options ear... More » Technology Mobile

The cell phone carriers with the highest coverage ratings as of 2015 include Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T, according to Top Ten Reviews. All three carriers feature at least a 75 percent rating on the urban coverage score, ... More » Technology Mobile

In the United States, the largest wireless telecommunications providers as of 2015 are Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and U.S. Cellular. Other notable cellphone providers include Cricket, Ting, Consumer Cellular, Boost ... More » Technology Mobile

The cheapest cell phone plan for voice and data is the Verizon More Everything Plan, starting at $80 monthly for 10GB of data and unlimited talk and text, as of 2015. For just talk and text, the cheapest plan is the Spri... More » Technology Mobile

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile all have large networks with varying amounts of coverage. Visiting and entering a ZIP code can determine the best carrier for that location. Cellular phone reception depe... More » Technology Mobile