Best iPhone Cell Plans by Coverage

The toughest part about getting a new iPhone isn’t choosing which model to go with — it’s which cell phone plan to subscribe to.

You have a choice between the four big mobile carriers: AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon. Price is definitely a factor, but what might be more important is the quality of phone service. How good is a carrier’s coverage in your area?

If you’re curious to see how the carriers match up, check out the carrier coverage maps below.

Here are our picks for the best iPhone cell plans by best coverage according to the RootMetrics national mobile performance report for the second half of 2018:

T-Mobile

RootMetrics overall score: 86/100

  • Most popular plan: Magenta
  • Price: $70/month for 1 line
  • Unlimited talk, text, and data
  • Mobile hotspot for up to 3GB
  • Basic Netflix subscription included

Sprint

RootMetrics overall score: 87/100

  • Most popular plan: Unlimited Plus
  • Price: $70/month when you sign up with Auto Pay
  • Unlimited talk, text, and data
  • LTE mobile hotspot for up to 50GB
  • Hulu and TIDAL included

AT&T

RootMetrics overall score: 93/100

  • Most popular plan: Unlimited &More Premium
  • Price: $70/month when you sign up with Auto Pay
  • Unlimited talk, text, and data
  • 480p DVD-quality for watching video
  • 35+ channels of live TV included

Verizon

RootMetrics overall score: 94/100

  • Most popular plan: Beyond Unlimited
  • Price: $85/month for 1 line when you sign up with Auto Pay
  • Unlimited talk, text, and data
  • 4G LTE data for up to 22GB
  • 4G LTE mobile hotspot for up to 15GB

Check the coverage maps above to see how the carriers stack up in your area!

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