Freedom! A List of No-Contract Phone Carriers

Hat tip to ComputerWorld for a great list of no-contract phone carriers

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(Image: Thinkstock)

Monthly phone fees are a drag enough; what’s worse is when you are locked into stifling contracts. ComputerWorld recently published a great guide to the best no-contract phone carriers around.

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With these carriers, not only are you not locked into a contract, but you can use the smartphone of your choice with their various plans. ComputerWorld’s Rick Broida offers a lot of other useful, money-saving details in the full article, but here is the breakdown of the carriers in list form for you to browse:

BoostMobile

(uses Sprint’s network)

(pricing starts at $30 per month (with auto-pay) for unlimited voice minutes/texts, 2GB data)

Consumer Cellular

(uses AT&T’s network)

(pricing starts at $12.50 per month for 0 voice minutes, 300 texts, 30MB data)

Cricket Wireless

(uses AT&T’s network)

(pricing starts at $35 per month (with auto-pay) for unlimited voice minutes/texts, 2.5GB data)

FreedomPop

(uses Sprint’s network)

($0 per month for 200 voice minutes, 500 texts, 500MB data)

H2O Wireless

(uses AT&T’s network)

($27 per month (with auto-pay) for unlimited voice minutes/texts, 500MB data)

MetroPCS

(uses T-Mobile’s network)

($30 per month for unlimited voice minutes/texts, 1GB data)

Net10

(uses multiple carriers’ networks)

$31.50 per month (with auto-pay) for unlimited voice minutes/texts, 500MB data

Page Plus Cellular

(uses Verizon Wireless’s network)

$12 per month for 250 voice minutes, 250 texts, 10MB data

Republic Wireless

(uses Sprint)

$17.50 per month for unlimited voice minutes/text, 0.5GB data

RingPlus Mobile

(uses Sprint)

Free for 1,000 voice minutes, 1,000 text messages, 500MB data

ROK Mobile

(uses multiple carriers’ networks)

$49.99 per month for unlimited voice minutes/texts, 5GB data

StraightTalk

(uses multiple carriers’ networks)

$30 per month for 1,500 voice minutes, unlimited texts, 100MB data

TextNow

(uses Sprint’s network)

$18.99 per month for unlimited voice minutes/texts, 500MB data

Ting

(uses Sprint’s network)

$15 per month for 100 voice minutes, 100 texts, 100MB data

Ultra Mobile

(uses T-Mobile’s network)

$19 per month for unlimited voice minutes/texts, 100MB data

Virgin Mobile

(uses Sprint’s network)

$35 per month for unlimited voice minutes/texts, 1GB data



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