|Average Cell Phone Voice Minutes Used by Age|
Virgin Mobile - No Contract plan for $25 per month which includes unlimited data, text, and 300 calling minutes on 3G.
Tracfone / Net10 - No Contract $45 per month with unlimited data, text, and talk on 3G.
MetroPCS - No Contract for $40 per month with unlimited talk, text. Some data roaming charges may apply as the network is limited in size but they do have an LTE network that is fast.
Sprint - Requires a 2-year contract for $69.99 per month which includes unlimited data, text, and calling.
AT&T data plan - plans range in price from $15 for a 200 MB data plan and $25 per month for 2 MB. If are conscious about downloading video on WiFi their pricing plans might work for you. Caution because just like texting they have crazy data charges of $10 per 1 GB of data if you go over and the data is not reusable on monthly basis. AT&T is also rolling out a 4G HSPA+ network.
Verizon Wireless - Requires customers to buy a mobile package that is more than $30 per month and you’re limited to 5GB per month. They do have an LTE network coming out in 2011 but this will require you to purchase an LTE compatible phone.