We've compiled the complete AT&T Wireless MVNO list so that you don't have to go searching all around the web for a great wireless service deal. An MVNO, or a 'Mobile Virtual Network Operator' is essentially an "alternative carrier" that leases network infrastructure from one (or more) of the big carriers (AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon) to provide wireless services. Most of the time, these MVNOs are able to provide service at much cheaper prices by targeting smaller markets, customers with comparatively lighter usage requirements, or by removing features that many users probably won't need.
Thanks to the size and quality of its 3G, LTE, and 5G networks, as well as support for most unlocked phones (such as the Samsung Galaxy S23), AT&T Wireless is an easy choice for an MVNO. Still, many of the best MVNOs use one (or more) of the other networks and might be a better fit for you.
Keep reading for a complete list of AT&T-based MVNOs, and if you see one you like, don't forget to check your phone's compatibility on that particular carrier's website.
Utilizing the network infrastructure of the big carriers, Boost Infinite offers reliable coverage at reasonable prices. There are three plans — Infinite Unlimited, Infinite Unlimited+, and Infinite Access for iPhone — priced at $25, $50, and $60 per month, respectively. It also hosts previous customers of the now-defunct Republic Wireless, and those users can lock-in their service at $25 per month forever.
Boost Infinite is a straightforward MVNO that offers you three prepaid plans, and they all come with unlimited talk, text, and data, with the two higher plans including smart network switching. The highest plan is specifically aimed at iPhone users and includes extra benefits.
From $25 per month at Boost Infinite
Cricket Wireless is pretty much the biggest name among MVNOs that utilize AT&T's network. It has excellent plans, and that's due in no small part to the fact that it's owned by AT&T. Cricket Wilress is one of the few prepaid carriers to support 5G on its data-only plans and top unlimited plan.
Cricket Wireless is a prepaid carrier owned by AT&T, and it offers a handful of value-oriented plans including those with multi-line discounts. Cricket even comes with an unlimited plan with premium data.
From $30 per month at Cricket Wireless
Consumer Cellular is relatively run-of-the-mill when it comes to MVNOs: it aims to save you money on your monthly phone bill. However, it's been recognized twice by J.D. Power and Associates for its excellent customer service. You can also score a 5% discount if you are an AARP member.
You can build your own plan with one to three lines, choosing from 250 minutes or unlimited, as well as data options from 1GB, 3GB, 7GB, 10GB, 15GB, and unlimited, all depending on your needs. You also have the option of skipping texting and data altogether if you want a plan that keeps things simple.
Consumer Cellular knows that one of the most important aspects of a good wireless carrier is customer service. It offers a range of competitively priced data plans with a strong focus on the customer experience.
From $20 per month at Consumer Cellular
Black Wireless is an MVNO that simply aims to save you money. It offers unlimited monthly data plans, which give you an allotment of 5G, and you get unlimited data at 128 kbps speeds with some plans too.
Black Wireless has a range of data plans and pay-as-you-go plans for those looking to save with a prepaid carrier. If you need a lot of data, the $30 unlimited plan comes with 10GB of high-speed data while an upgrade to the $40 plan takes that data allowance up to 22GB.
From $15 per month at Black Wireless
FreedomPop sells two plans with different amounts of data, as well as unlimited talk and text. What's really interesting here is that you can get wireless service for free (excluding taxes and other fees) as part of the 'Affordable Connectivity Program' with FreedomPop. Then there are two plans priced at $10 and $30 a month, which come with 1GB and 10GB of high-speed data, respectively.
FreedomPop can get you started with wireless service for free under the 'Affordable Connectivity Program'. In addition to that, it has two plans priced at $10 and $30, and they both come with unlimited talk & text.
From $10 per month at FreedomPop
FreeUp Mobile falls in line with most MVNOs offering four sizes of data, along with unlimited calls and texts. International calling and texting to 150 countries are also included.
The data sizes come in at 5GB, 15GB, 20GB, and unlimited at $15, $20, $25, and $30 per month, respectively, as part of the introductory offer if you get three months of service upfront. The speeds are reduced to 2G after your data allotment.
Good2Go offers a fairly standard array of wireless plans that include unlimited talk and text. These plans start with unlimited talk and text (but no data) at $10 per month, and go all the way up to 20GB of high-speed data for $45/month.
Good2Go leans into the federal 'Affordable Connectivity Program' with its 6GB plan priced free for qualifying customers. Other plans are quite affordable, and you can save a lot by buying a few months of service upfront.
From $10 per month at Good2Go
H2O offers a very competitive starting plan — $18 per month for 3GB of 4G/5G data (unlimited at 256kbps data after that), unlimited nationwide talk and text, unlimited international calling to landlines in over 70 countries (select countries include calling to cell phones), unlimited international texting, free $1.50 international talk credit, and $5 international roaming credit.
If you want to go for one of the pay-as-you-go plans, those start at $10 and go up to $100. There are also some multi-line discounts that you can benefit from.
PureTalk is an MVNO focused on making your mobile plan easier. Its offerings range from $20 per month up to $65 per month, all with unlimited talk and text. All plans also come with hotspot usage with varying amounts.
You can also save money when you add additional lines. There are no activation fees and no contracts, which means you can cancel if the service doesn't work out for you.
With a wide range of plans, PureTalk has something for everyone. The unlimited plans come with a generous 60GB of high-speed data as well, after which speeds are reduced.
From $20 per month at PureTalk
Red Pocket uses all the big three carriers and has a few basic plans to choose from. The first plan is $10/month ($5 for the first month) and gets you unlimited minutes and texts, and 1GB of 5G data. The data allowance then increases to 5GB, 20GB, and unlimited (capped at 30GB) for plans costing (for first month) $10, $15, and $20 per month, respectively. These data plans all get unlimited data at slower speeds once you run out of high-speed data. You can also pay annually for these plans and save a little more.
Red Pocket's plans start at a reasonable $10 per month ($5 for the first month) for 1GB high-speed data, with up to 30GB available on the largest plan. Red Pocket even has annual plans for some extra savings.
From $10 per month at Red Pocket Mobile
Unreal Mobile simply offers three unlimited plans with 10GB, 25GB, and unlimited high-speed data. Talk and text are unlimited in all of these plans, and data speeds drop after you've used up the allowance. You can buy one month at a time for these plans, although buying for three months can get you some additional savings.
UNREAL Mobile sticks to three main plans offering 10GB, 25GB, and unlimited premium data. These are priced at$20, $40, and $80, respectively. The lower two plans can also be had a discounted price for the first three months.
From $20 per month at UNREAL Mobile
Wing offers plans with refreshing simplicity and clarity, starting with the Flip Phone Plan at just $15 per month with unlimited talk and text. From there, you can get data in 1GB, 2GB, 5GB, and unlimited (two options) quantities, with the top plan coming in at $65 per month for 100GB of data and 20GB hotspot usage.
All data plans come with HD voice and Wi-Fi calling as well as visual voicemail. You can also use your data for a hotspot at no additional cost.
Wing has six plans starting with a basic plan and ranging up to a 100GB unlimited plan. Wing also supports family plans with up to eight lines though savings aren't that significant.
From $15 per month at Wing
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