To say that navigating U.S. carriers’ family plans is a trial is the understatement of the century. Although carriers’ websites have improved and plans have become more transparent, it’s still an exercise in frustration trying to figure out which network offers the best deal for your family.
Luckily, we’ve compiled this comprehensive guide on how to choose the family plan that best suits your needs — and saves you the most cash.
Updated on 1-11-2016 by Malarie Gokey: Added news that two-year contract plans are no longer offered to new customers by any of the four major carriers. Removed the two-year contract option from the Sprint and AT&T sections and updated the explanation of two-year contract plans versus two-year contracts to reflect the elimination of contracts. Also added pricing for the most popular high-end phones in each carrier section.