Unlimited 4G LTE Data Plans Compared

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Overview

If you are trying to find a cell phone plan with unlimited 4G data then you have come to the right place.  This page will help you to find the best unlimited data plan to fit your needs.  Plans from all carriers are compared and contrasted.  Learn who has the cheapest unlimited data plan, and why it is cheaper than the rest.  Hint, there’s a catch, and there always is!

The cell phone plans compared here represent the rarest of the rare.  The plans listed all include unlimited data, talk and text with data being 4G LTE with no data throttling 1)Sprint considers 23 GB unlimited 4G LTE, T-Mobile 32 GB, after that data speeds can vary based on how busy the network is.  T-Mobile and Sprint call this data prioritization.  AT&T and Verizon enable data prioritization after 22 GB .

If you don’t know what data throttling is, it is that thing that happens to you when you use up all of your high speed data in a month and it takes your phone impossibly long to load a website or your favorite videos.

There are very few providers out there that actually offer truly unlimited data at 4G LTE speeds, and most that do operate on either the Sprint or T-Mobile networks.  By offering unlimited data plans those two carriers and their MVNO’s help differentiate themselves from their much larger competitors, AT&T and Verizon.  AT&T and Verizon both have better nationwide coverage than T-Mobile and Sprint but their unlimited data plan options are limited. Until recently, Verizon didn’t even believe that an unlimited data plan could be profitable.

A comparison list of all the wireless phone service providers that offer unlimited 4G LTE data plans without throttling.

Use the table below to find the best plan with unlimited data for your needs.

Note: Data prioritization means that the carrier or MVNO may temporarily slow your speeds down during times that their network is experiencing a high volume of traffic.  This is only applied once a certain amount of data has been consumed in a month and once network congestion gets relieved, your data speeds will go back to normal.


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List Of The Best Unlimited 4G LTE Data Plans

Carriers with unlimited data plans. All plans also include unlimited talk and text.

Wireless Provider
Network Used
Hotspot
Price
Simple Mobile Logo

Simple Mobile Unlimited LTE 45


Unique features
  T-Mobile
  No
  $45
Virgin Mobile Logo

Virgin Mobile Inner Circle


Unique features
  Sprint
  No
  $50
T-Mobile Logo

T-Mobile ONE Unlimited 55+ Plan For Seniors


Unique features
  T-Mobile
  Yes
  $50
Sprint Logo

Sprint Unlimited


Unique features
  Sprint
  Yes
  $50
Boost Mobile Logo

Boost Mobile Unlimited


Unique features
  Sprint
  Yes
  $50
iWireless

iWireless Unlimited


Unique features
  T-Mobile
  No
  $55
Lycamobile Logo

LycaMobile 55


Unique features
  T-Mobile
  No
  $55
Cricket Wireless Announces Galaxy S7 Support

Cricket Wireless Unlimited



Maximum LTE data speed: 8 Mbps
Unique features
  AT&T
  No
  $55
US Cellular Logo

US Cellular Unlimited Total Plan


Unique features
  Sprint
  No
  $60
ATT Prepaid Logo

AT&T Prepaid Unlimited



Maximum LTE data speed: 3 Mbps
Unique features
  AT&T
  No
  $60
MetroPCS Logo

MetroPCS Unlimited


Unique features
  T-Mobile
  Yes
  $60
Telcel America Logo

Telcel America Unlimited


Unique features
  T-Mobile
  No
  $60
Simple Mobile Logo

Simple Mobile Unlimited


Unique features
  T-Mobile
  No
  $60
Sprint Logo

Sprint Forward Prepaid Unlimited


Unique features
  Sprint
  Yes
  $65
T-Mobile Logo

T-Mobile One Prepaid


Unique features
  T-Mobile
  Yes
  $70
T-Mobile Logo

T-Mobile One


Unique features
  T-Mobile
  Yes
  $70
Verizon Wireless Logo

Verizon Unlimited


Unique features
  Verizon
  Yes
  $80
Verizon Wireless Logo

Verizon Prepaid Unlimited


Unique features
  Verizon
  No
  $80
AT&T Wireless Logo

AT&T Unlimited Plus


Unique features
  AT&T
  Yes
  $90

Fine Print/Sources   [ + ]

1.Sprint considers 23 GB unlimited 4G LTE, T-Mobile 32 GB, after that data speeds can vary based on how busy the network is.  T-Mobile and Sprint call this data prioritization.  AT&T and Verizon enable data prioritization after 22 GB

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john
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It’s looking like Harbor Mobile can come off this list since they removed their $50 plan, but we’ll see; they may not be finished “upgrading” their plans yet.

William R. Cousert
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Who has the best deal on data for an iPad Air 2?

Loloxo
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Does simple mobile $60 plan belong to this category?

Todd
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I wish the ftc would do something about all these companies using the term “unlimited” when it truly is not

steve j.
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Are people who do not live in the (limited) coverage area offered by these 2 providers simply out of luck?

Vanessa Faxanadu
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Hmmm… My fiance Kevin and I have MetroPCS and we’ve used 35GB (average) of data each month on the $60/month plan and never got throttled… And usually it’s Linux distributions clocking in at 2 GB each ISO file (before y’all accused me for piracy, these are legal to distribute… Google GNU GPL…), and using the hotspot feature, while it is 6GB, but it’s a soft cap…

mark
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now that t-moble and sprint have a 23 gb data limit their is no more unlimited plans but Europe has unlimited data

GTo
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Yeah, it’s freaking expensive here in the US.
EU countries get 150 Mbit up and down for $15/mo wired internet. Mobiles get true unlimited 4G.

Kandrea Hudson
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I am a metro PCs customer and recently received this text message “You’ve used 23GB of high-speed data this month on your MetroPCS plan. You may temporarily experience slower speeds at locations and times when competing network demands occur until your next cycle date. Learn more at http://bit.ly/1MiltsG” soooo there that goes

truthbringer
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..which of course makes no sense, because congestion has nothing to do with how much data you’ve consumed but how many people are using the network *concurrently*. Tying data caps to throttling is not only a scam but does nothing to properly manage the network.

first last
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When will these idiots learn we want uncompromised high speed intenet access. Hell in this era its pretty much mandatory. Everything is online. I can burn 60gb a month like nobody’s business.

Ian
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T-mobile*

Terry Oakes
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Boost is Truly UNLIMITED 4G LTE for $60 a month, I’ve used over 200GB streaming Netflix and other video streaming and web browsing apps! So if you have good Sprint LTE/Enhanced LTE coverage Boost is the Best most logical option in my opinion!

Carl
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Thank you for this ifnformation ,there isn’t much information about how their 4g LTE host spot works or the data speed rate on the website, short of calling into the customer service dept.

Pet
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Yep

William R. Cousert
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How much data can I use on Boost Mobile’s $60 unlimited plan before they start throttling?

Jim
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Sign up for autopay on Boost unlimited plan and the price drops to $55.

Noyb
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yeah, its unlimited…until you find out their bandwidth is horrible and you have to switch off your LTE in favor of CDMA(3G) which is significantly faster.

Ryan
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Their website says up to 8gb hotspot. So are you able to use more than 8 gbs with your hotspot without issue? I live in the sticks and have no way of getting any kind of internet unless its satelite (too slow for gaming). Right now I have 40 gigs with ATT and I use that to play games like battlefield and watch netflix but it runs out quickly. Could I do this with boost without them slowing down my connection?

cai
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im planning to switch is it really you use 20gig for hotspots? i thought they only allowed 8gig for tethering?

Betty Marquardt
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How can it be called unlimited if there is a cap

Alphabitssoup
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Boost mobile just added 8GB of tethering

Also boost has added a 1000GB data cap

JaimeB
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I am sorry but this article is misleading just like all the carriers are misleading calling plans “unlimited”. Your article is entitled Unlimited data plans with no throttling”. I think most people would agree with me that 23 gb is not unlimited and “pritoritization of data” as throttling. Carriers hold us hostage to fast internet out of sheer greed and it makes me sick. I teach high school computer science in a relatively poor and rural area. Our district has sufficient internet speeds but no one has access to speeds over 1 Mbps at home, but most people can’t afford… Read more »
CuriousG
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If I have an unlimited plan ($60) on sprint using 3G and I enable the LTE network will it cost extra if I use it?

edgar
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does simple mobile belong here? the offer unlimited now too

Ryan Olivas
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You have iWireless at $65 per month. I just checked at it’s $55 per month fully unlimited. They also offer if you buy 2 months at a time, the equivalent of $50 per month, $100 for two months; that’s the best value in pre-paid Unlimited Data Plans, as of today for consumers here in the U.S.A

Ian
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Tmobiles ” Bingen on” does not exclude the data used on it from your cap. You will still get throttled after using 30gb & it also automatically reduces your streaming quality to save them data. So I don’t even use mine since it’s worthless.

andy
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I received a text, from MetroPCS themselves, the month of March, informing me that they would be throttling my speeds during “times of high congestion” which could happen at anytime, without warning, due to the fact that I had surpassed 25gb of monthly usage, this was the first time I was ever notified of this, precipusly having surpassed 25gb almost monthly, often by several times over. So they are no longer truly unlimited either, I think with this development, there are now no longer any truly unlimited 4g lte plans to be bought….
D Gainey
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Has anyone heard of wifinder planet? They are advertising hotspot for $50 month with no throttling. I asked about what if I went over 100 gb and was told still no throttling. Looks like on sprint towers. Is this a hoax? Anyone know of them? wifinderplanet.com

Matt
Guest

I just looked up the Hot-Spot option with Boost and it is NOT unlimited. They have a separate plan for the Hot-Spot device and it is capped at 10GB. This should be made clear in the list.

Matt
Guest

T-Mobile also does NOT offer their unlimited plan when your are ordering their Hotspot. This is really frustrating. Does anyone know any of these that gives unlimited with the hotspot? I’m OK with the “deprioritized” version of unlimited. But that’s not even an option. It sounds like you get throttled all the way down to 128kbit if you go over on the TMobile hotspot. That’s not acceptable.

Ray
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This is probably a stupid question, but here goes:

When they say things like, no hotspot included, etc., does that include things like Foxfi? I remember back in the day I was told no tethering, and I’d just get something like PDANet and hook it up so i could use my laptop for an hour or so before work, nothing huge, but technically it wasn’t allowed. Have they now figured out how to detect you using a hotspot even with a 3rd party app?

Ken
Guest

Capping or slowing data does not make it unlimited. They need go after the companies for using the unlimited when it’s not. False advertising..etc

Paul
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You guys looking into unlimited hotspots should check out unlimitedville.com I’ve had the sprint plan thru unlimitedville for 5 months now and no throttling at all. I average around 500 gb a month as i use it as my home internet. They have truly unlimted plans on all 4 networks. Sprint plan is the cheapest as I only pay 42.99 a month with autopay. The verizon unlimited is relatively expesive at 250 a month. 150 for tmobile and 200 for at&t. The plan i have is the only one that requires a contract (2 years)and they will ask for your… Read more »
Eric Smith
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This is all you need. Get a cricket plan if you live in BFE bc 8/sec is enough for internet and streaming vids. Buy a mofi4500 sim4, put the SIM card in it and go. It’s that easy. I have been doing this for awhile at my main home with an old unlimited Verizon I bought from a dealer of those plans (who still sells them AOL for 700 bucks) and now I do it with cricket at my other house. Even though these companies say they don’t offer hot spot plans or the hot spot will only get 10gig… Read more »
Mexican
Guest

I use metro pcs I use over 100gig a month i have native hotspot and use about 20gig of unthrottled data on that except when I use xbox live my coverage where I live is about 35mbps. is cricket the same i really want to switch because coverage is alot better.

Adam
Guest

Well Verizon is killing off grandfathered plans for unlimited if you use 100GB+ a month which I do, so I’m looking for a new service in my rural area before August 31st.

Fred Simpson
Guest

Since tmobile has started to deprioritize me, I have depriorterized them. Got premium cable and on demand service. Thinking of going to lower priced tier and using more binge on. I don’t like to be lied to. Do what u have to do technology wise to keep ur word!

skippy
Guest

looks like ‘i-wireless’ doesn’t have any unlimited Lte plans anymore… 3gb for 75 you must be crazy lol
any confirmation on using a Hotspot app on something like Simple Mobile? I like them for the included calling to Canada etc
any review on Simple Mobiles unlimited plan? I am with Ultra Mobile now and sick of only having 2gb of lte
but I know that t-mobile coverage is okay I’m my area (key west)

Rob
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I got the letter too. I use 4 terabytes a month. Dunno what I’m gonna do. Been looking non stop for a week. Looks like t mobile is the best option but as a truck driver their map is gonna leave me without service in a lot of locations

Nonya
Guest

I have been with cricket wireless for several months. The LTE is indeed capped at 9mbps but I use well over 100gb of datawith YouTube and Netflix and I have never once been throttled. Not once.

keyonna
Guest

can you do one for gaming off grid like on playstation or xbox live? Moving to a motorhome completely self sufficient and completely off grid in the middle of old where and would like to still be able to watch movies on Netflix and play games online with little to no lagging. I think 30mbps is whats asked to have for the best experience but it’s not a must for the only experience. Please help because the companies themselves haven’t been able to.

Stu
Guest

Cricket throttles there unlimited. I have the speed tests to prove it. I was on there 10 gig plan, went to there unlimited and the speeds tanked. Have done speed tests nearly daily from when I first signed up for Cricket.

nametooshort.
Guest

umm metro pcs does throttle. regardless if you have unlimited 4glte it is “up to” those speeds because they ride the tmobile network and bandwidth is prioritized to actual tmobile subscribers. On top of that, if you are using too much of your “unlimited data” you will also get throttled.

from their T&C

“Based on network statistics for the most recent quarter, customers who use more than 26GB of data during a cycle will have their data usage prioritized below other customers’ data usage”

Shawn
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Even though the speeds are throttled, I still find cricket’s service to be more than adequate for my needs. I always have 4G LTE service with no throttling and since being with cricket Aug 20, 2016 until today, I have used over 240 Gigs of data…as I said in a previous post, I just wish the plan came with hotspot use. Thx-

Liquitrucker
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Metro will throttle you permanently regardless how much data you use. I have been running on Wi-Fi as much as I can because my so called 4g is slower than a slug. Even after paying for another month of service.

Lydia
Guest

Has anyone tried the AT&T Go Phone Unlimited Plan for $60 per month? I currently have 4 lines with AT&T and with my two teenagers streaming movies and watching youtube, my monthly bills have averaged $400-$500 a month as we keep going over the 30GB a month?

DragoBanks
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I’m stuck between Metro PCS, Simple Mobile, and T-Mobile prepaid plans. I have a T-mobile iphone and I know it’ll work for any of the carriers I listed. I’m looking for Unlimited 4G LTE Data, but with the fastest 4G LTE speed. I believe T-Mobile has the fastest 4G LTE so that’s why I’m currently using their services, even though I know Metro PCS and Simple Mobile offer Unlimited 4G LTE (no cap) for cheaper. What’s the fastest 4G LTE carrier? And is Metro PCS & Simple Mobile REALLY unlimited with no cap? And hotspot isn’t my concern. Thanks and… Read more »
mars
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Sick of false advertising..these company’s advertise unlimited data and slow your speeds down big time!

Nicki
Guest

Looks like boost mobile can come of the list . My data is throttled every month.

Robert
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Metro pcs or Cricket if you live in los angeles? Which would you choose unlimited plans

Raul E Cipriano
Guest

How often are these updated? H2O’s basic plan added a gig so its now 2gb a month for 30 dollars

truthbringer
Guest

AT&T is the worst. They offer NO tethering plans that I can find, the most expensive (non-)unlimited plans and you WILL be throttled at 23gb even if you’re the only person on the tower. Their also the slowest LTE provider outside of the big cities. Their hardly even worth considering if you live in a less populated area.

Andre
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I’m with a provider using At&t towers and looking for a switch that uses the same or better coverage but with way more data and even hotspots capability. My profession is an over the road trucker so coverage is rather important to me but my current plan with ‘straight talk’ limits me on data usage. Please advise on what would you recommend? thanks

Sept1967
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Boost mobile is already $45 on their unlimited plan ($50 without Auto pay)
Has been for awhile.

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