If you’ve been shopping around for wireless service, you’ve likely compared the big three mobile carriers, but what about everyone else? Did you know that some internet providers offer more than just internet, TV and phone service? A selected few internet provider now offers wireless home internet service to their customers with a deep discount as a thank you for their continued business. Here are five internet providers that offer discounted wireless service to their loyal customers.
Through Spectrum Mobile
Spectrum Mobile, owned by Charter Spectrum, is a MVNO or a mobile virtual network operator whose service is powered by a combination of Verizon Wireless’ towers and Spectrum’s network of Wi-Fi hotspots nationwide. This is great news for Spectrum customers who are thinking of switching to their service. You’ll get Verizon quality coverage and speeds while paying a fraction of the costs.
|Spectrum Mobile Plans||Monthly Cost||Features|
|Spectrum Mobile Unlimited||$14 a month per line||Unlimited talk, text and 1 GB of data then $14 per additional gigabyte.|
|Spectrum Mobile Unlimited||$45 a month per line||Unlimited talk, text, and data with mobile hotspot access and 20 GB of premium data.|
|Spectrum Mobile By The Gig||$55 a month per line||Unlimited talk, text, and data with mobile hotspot, 30 GB of premium data and high definition quality video streaming.|
Through Comcast Xfinity
Xfinity Mobile is owned and operated by the TV and internet giant Comcast Xfinity. Xfinity Mobile is a MVNO or mobile virtual network operator meaning while you’ll only deal with Comcast Xfinity, you’ll actually get to use Verizon Wireless’ towers. Over the years Xfinity catches a lot of flack about their uncustomizable services and customers having to pay for more than what they want, but it appears as though Xfinity has heard you. Xfinity Mobile has all the flexibility a wireless consumer would want including no contracts, the ability to switch between plays and only paying for the data you actually need. If you’re sticking to a strict budget the Data Saver feature within the Xfinity Mobile app is a must to conserve data so you pay less.
|Xfinity Mobile Plans||Monthly Cost||Features|
|Xfinity Mobile By The Gig||$15/mo for 1 GB, $30/mo for 3 GB, $60/mo for 10 GB per month||Unlimited talk, text and by the gig shared data.|
|Xfinity Mobile Unlimited||$45 a month per line||Unlimited talk, text and data.|
3 & 4. Altice Mobile
Through Optimum and Suddenlink
Optimum and Suddenlink internet and TV customers have the choice to switch to Altice Mobile, a wireless carrier and MVNO or mobile virtual network operator owned by both internet providers’ parent company Altice USA. Altice Mobile is powered by AT&T and T-Mobile’s towers without getting stuck with a large bill. Anyone can switch to Altice Mobile, but if you’re an Optimum or Suddenlink customer you get exclusive pricing that includes $10 off per line. Ten dollars adds up quickly making Altice Mobile an easy way to save on wireless service.
|Altice Mobile Plans||Monthly Cost||Features|
|Altice Mobile 1 GB||$14 a month per line||Unlimited talk, text, 1 GB data, and mobile hotspot|
|Altice Mobile 3 GB||$22 a month per line||Unlimited talk, text, 3 GB data, and mobile hotspot|
|Altice Mobile Unlimited GB||$45 a month per line||Unlimited talk, text, data, and mobile hotspot|
Through Ting Fiber
Ting Fiber is a new internet provider only available in nine cities on the West Coast with more coming very soon. However, most people actually know and love Ting for their contract free mobile service. Even though their mobile plans changed to a simpler format since being acquired by DISH Network, they’ve stuck by their original business model which is being an affordable wireless service. If you’ve never heard about Ting and are worried about coverage, don’t be. Ting Mobile is a MVNO or mobile virtual network operator that uses T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless’ towers to deliver you service.
|Ting Mobile Plans||Monthly Cost||Features|
|Ting Fiber Flex||$10 a month + $5 per GB||Unlimited talk and text with data per gigabyte|
|Ting Fiber Set 5||$25 a month||Unlimited talk, text, and 5 GB data. All 5 GB can be used as a hotspot.|
|Ting Fiber Unlimited||$45 a month||Unlimited talk, text, and 22 GB data. Includes up to 12 GB of hotspot data.|
|Ting Fiber Pro||$60 a month||Unlimited talk, text and data. Includes up to 30 GB of hotspot data.|