Best Cell Phone Services


The Top Ten

1 Verizon

I have had At&t and virgin mobile, sprint and tmobile With everything one I have always had a issue with something weather it be the phones them selfs messing up or the coverage area of service being terrible. I have had a verizon cell phone new one every upgrade not cause they don't work right or nothing but just cause I wanted a new one. I have only ever had to take one phone in because it wasnt working correctly and they were very nice and solved the problem quickly and gave me a new phone. I started with prepaid and then went to a plan I have been a Verizon customer for 5 years and I wouldn't leave them for nothing!

I have Verizon and I never get dropped calls. I think that Verizon should be number 1! when I clicked on the link I thought that it would be between at&t and verizon not verizon and t-mobile! Also if you walk into verizon you get great costumer service and if you walk into t-mobile there's like nobody there! but soon enough verizon will be back on top!

I use to be AT&T customer, they are the pits, glad to switch to Verizon that year when we was able to switch wireless company and keep our the same pnone number I had about 4-5 month to end my contract with AT&T I couldn't wait I cancel my service with AT&T and paid the early cancellation fee and went to Verizon and I know people also switch from T-Mobile to Verizon!

Best one ever

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2 AT&T

Yeah AT&T cost a little bit more, but you get service just about everywhere unlike the others...I would never change.

I use AT&T I love the service - Lifestyle

Had about 3yrs now, a little extra in the price but the service is definitely worth it!

Pricey but great coverage

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3 T-Mobile

My phones and computers are t-mobile. My T.V. is spectrum WHICH IS TERRIBLE! SPECTRUM IS THE WORST! Anyway, I used to have AT&T and it sucks. All their reviews are like complaints. They never make ANYTHING easy! It's annoying. Have a slight problem with your internet or need help on how to do something? Get ready to spend 8 hours, talking to a robot and listening to annoying music. I travel a lot. I mean A LOT. T-mobile is so much cheaper. And I have unlimited data. AND I can text, call, etc. and I have service all over the world. It's PERFECT for travelling. Verizon is also great though. My iPad has Verizon and Verizon is also great too. I have service and am able to text and call and everything, but only in certain countries. But I just like t-mobile better.

Yes T-Mobile. I laugh every time someone talks about oh at&t this verizon that. I can go to Europe, Asia, or North America and find T-Mobile. What about you? It is also a lot cheaper, which leaves me with some extra money in my pocket for traveling ;). Well I just have to say T-Mobile is really great and I will continue using their service.

I hate how everyone says that T-Mobile sucks but the truth is they don't have it so how are they suppose to know that! Yea it might have been sucky before in the past but it's super fast now and it has unlimited data which is fantastic and is cheap! Verizon and AT&T are super expensive and don't even have unlimited data and waste all your money! Verizon isn't even that fast like they say online and through social media! It sucks! I honestly think that T-Mobile is the best phone company in the United States of America & I'm glad to have it because all my friends have AT&T and Verizon and they are always complaining about that there data finished or that they cannot waste it because they don't have unlimited! So to fix that get T-Mobile and you will have a great phone company! That is super awesome! It's the best phone company especially for iPhones in the entire world! So stop paying a lot of expensive money on AT&T and Verizon and go to T-mobile & don't even go to sprint because I had ...more

T-Mobile is super cheap. Right now, you can get a flagship phone on T-Mobile with unlimited talk, text, and web (well, for the first 500mb) for $75 bucks a month. Which is way better than companies like At&T (who charge $60 a month for unlimited talk, no text, and 300 mb in ram) or Verizon which flat out wants at least $80 a month for a "share all plan".

T-Mobile is the best CHEAP mobile competitor out there. - therewerenousernames45

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4 Sprint

I've been with Sprint for about 6 years now, and have had no issues so far. My interaction with customer service has always been quick and painless, and I rarely get dropped calls (rarely because I travel through areas that don't have good coverage by any carrier).

I carry a Verizon BlackBerry for work as well. I have noticed that when I am out in the middle of no where, I will have a better signal on my iPhone vs my BlackBerry. Granted they are two different technologies, so it's not a fair comparison, but it is all I have to go off of.

The few times I have been in a Sprint store, they have always been very helpful towards me. Even if I just wanted to ask a quick questions, they seem to always have the answers.

Had it for a few years now and there aren’t any problems! - Limeyy

I have had Sprint for 3 years now and have no complaints. They have been more than helpful with any questions or concerns I have had. My husband had Verizon before and could never get a straight answer from them. The only complaint I have about Sprint is that I used to be able to upgrade my phone every year and now they've quit doing that and gone back to two year upgrades.

I was with AT&T for about 6yrs. I my estimation, the service I had with them went from high to low; then high and finally barely mediocre. I wanted and needed to switch, and chose Sprint as my next carrier. I have been with them for nearly 4 years and haven't been sorry. Glad I made the switch.

5 Virgin Mobile

This is the best cell phone service, it never loses connection anywhere you go and you'll get connect anywhere! Verizion is dookie - HueyPNewton

Virgin is tops! Price and coverage. Tried them all and many others not listed. Frank comments concerning what is passed off as "service" would undoubtedly lead to law suits. Except for the Canadian Koodoo and the Life Alert scam, hidden fees are the mainstay of other cell phone providers. The other companies are grossly over-priced; the contracts are oppressive. With no wires and no service fleet, cellphone service should be about $9. There are no free phones-don't fall for that scam.

Be advised the US governments are beginning to level fees and taxes even when service national (hint: this is illegal taxation).

They do have the best and cheapest phone plans in the business. I love my LG Optimus V Android phone, and plan on getting the LG Optimus Black when its available. But I think The best thing about them is their customer service. Always listens carefully, and helps you with your problem then calls back to make sure everything is OK. I have Sprint Also, Also good Company. I have had AT&T, and Verizon in the past, too expensive.

I love them! Great service... Great Prices... Great phones... I have been with more cell phone companies then most and I must say in the areas that I travel to it works.. I love the GPS and all the app's.. I have a Droid... I just went from a iPhone to a Droid and I love that I save %55 a month. Great reception, easy texting, Youtube, facebook,3G, and all of the above.. Customers service is also fast to work with you.. Also fast number ports...

6 Cricket

I been a cricket for 10 years never had a problem love it

Never had a problem also my hotspot is a god send for ipad wifi access

I pay a little over 20 for unlimited LTE data, text, and calls.

Same coverage as AT&T with small monthly payment.

7 US Cellular

I love US-Cellular, never had a phone that didn't have a signal anywhere. The phone selection isn't great but at least they carry LG and of course Samsung for Samsung and iPhone are probably the best out there. They also carry windows phones which are more like computers which is neat.

There is only five places in the state of West Virginia that I don't have reception.

I have had four carries including Verizon and like US Cellular best. My phone picks up a signal just about everywhere I go. Just wish they had more phones to choose from.

good people good phone and service they help u when u need it and the salespeople I use take time to help

8 MetroPCS

Price is right never had a problem

Been with them long time

I have had Metro PCS service for since 2016 and I highly recommend this Carrier. Let me say, I have done my homework when getting a phone with service, and they got my dollar. They have the phones, the plans, and the coverage all at the right low price. I am on a fixed income every month so I really have to watch my pennies, and Metro PCS let's me do that. I have the 30 unlimited plan and unlike Boost Mobile where you have to pay for a hotspot Metro let's me have it with my plan free with my plan. All I gave left to say is these guys are number one in my book and should be number 1 on this list

I have had Verizon, AT&T and Metro out of the 3 I wouldn't use anything but Metro even if you paid me. Verizon and AT&T BOTH ripped me off! They are way too expensive and jerks to deal with. Metro is getting better and better. I haven't had any dropped calls and the coverage keeps expanding. You know exactly what you get with Metro and the don't charge you up the wazoo for going over any stupid minutes!

9 Airtel

Best service ever. I always prefer Airtel over other service providers. It's expensive but good quality always comes in a higher price.

My Broadband plan is also from Airtel and I have to say that they are the best when you compare to other providers.

Again expensive but I choose 8 mbps plan and got the wifi router cum modem free.

Thumbs up Airtel!

Awesome network coverage.. Expensive, sure. But you never run out of signal bars anywhere.. Currently has the 4th largest consumer base in the world..

It is best network among the all. Verizon is best but service is not at upto mark, then AIRTEL

good one

10 Vodafone

I use vodafone, it's a popular brand in Romania - AzureCrystals

I use Vodafone. - Userguy44

Faster than other phone company to charge online with paypal, I use another company and is very slow to charge the phone with paypal.. It's the only thing I can say because I don't use vodafone.. But all my family use vodafone and the only thing someone complained is the call center.

Not the best service but great value for money


The Contenders

11 TracFone

I love it. Don't use cell phone very much and my plan is extremely reasonable!

I like it, I like it a lot...

Love it

I have a TracFone and have fine service (even though I'm the only one in my family with one) it makes it cheaper for my dad as well. Rather than having great service and have being expensive it has good service and is incredibly cheap.

12 Straight Talk


Verizon: Great Phone Service, Way overpriced! A monopoly that doesn't care about your problems. You could buy a $2000 car with 3% interest that is still cheaper than a standard plan with Verizon...

AT&T: In my opinion better than Verizon, Older and better.

T-mobile: Just Pathetic, Great everything except for the reason you buy a phone, Service.

Sprint: Better than T-mobile but not by much.

Virgin Mobile: Cheap, Great if your in the city! But still doesn't have amazing service.

And By Personal Favorite!

Straight Talk: Great service, (Same as AT&T and Verizon), HALF THE COST, UNLIMITED EVERYTHING FOR $45 A MONTH! WHAT MORE DO I HAVE TO SAY?

Bottom line: Verizon is ok, but I've been with them for years and never had anything special, THEY KEPT SENDING ME BILLS AFTER I HAD CANCELLED THE SERVICE! Which tells me that they just want the $$$$$$, and nothing else.

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The phone service is pretty good, and the price is right, but if you ever need service, try the chat on their website first. Calling gets someone who only just recently learned English, working from a script. Oddly, Tracphone's service center seems to be in America, they own Straighttalk, but can't help you. Tracphone's number came up when I was looking for ST's service number. So as long as you can use the self service, it's quite good.

I have it for over five years and I love it and so cheaper than every one else

Cheap service

13 Boost Mobile

I've been with Boost for about 7 years now and wouldn't think of going anywhere else!

Boost shouldn't be in the top 100. I have the $60 a month plan which is supposed to be unlimited everything yet I have a limit on what I can use I have 30 gigs of hotspot get half the time it tells me that I'm not even signed up for Hotspot.

I have never had any problems with my Boost service. I always have a nice phone and I'm not coaxed by anyone to spend more money than I can afford for phones or services I don't need.

Boost mobile and virgin mobile should be at least#5&6. Great phones prices, great phones, and good plans. At&t, Verizon, sprint, and t-mobile are too pricey but are great as well.

14 Orange
15 Koodo

How come Koodo is not in the top ten? It's ranked Canada's best cellphone carrier! They also have amazing plans and phones. The people there are extremely helpful and nice. It also doesn't have fixed contracts. This should be in the top ten at least!

30 a month unlimited data, texting, calling I don't know you tell me

Better than that piece of crap Rogers

Koodo is a cool name... more of a retarded name but still retarded

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17 Consumer Cellular

Consumer Reports rated consumer cellular number one out of all the carriers Why go with anybody else

I still use AT&T towers and have good service, but my bill is one-third of AT&T! ! This is not primarily a data company, but is a great phone company. Customer service is tons better than the big boys.

I was with Verizon for 28 years! the service was great but they had NO customer loyalty. My bill just kept going up and I had no incentive to stay with them. I changed to Consumer Cellular, my bill is half of what it was with Verizon.

I agree, same great coverage as other high-priced companies /plans but at a much lower price. I would recommend Consmer Cellular to anyone and I DO!

18 3

Best service in Ireland

Three has to be the best, in Ireland it has amazing 3G coverage, with Samsung's infrastructure in 4G and the cheapest, €20 a month gives you unlimited internet, Talk and text, it's also one of the biggest across Asia and Europe

Boi this is the best

19 Net10

GOAT Service... All those big companies have a problem with their network connection, while Net10 works almost anywhere

I have had it for years and years 35 a month and no problems

Good service 40 bucks a month not bad.

20 Appalachian Wireless

Is this the only company that provides service to the people in the Appalachian

I like this phone provider

Better services in the Eastern Kentucky Area there can be with 4g LTE services covering wide spread.

21 Ting

Best service and low price.

It has saved us a ton of money by switching to Ting!

My wife and I are part of a 6 phone plan. Our total for the two of us averages about $37 a month.

I am satisfied Ting customer. I pay $12 / month for the same quality as Sprint. Good customer service too.

22 EE

The very best nothing else compares

The best and most underrated mobile service in the world

Ee is WAY cheaper then vodafone - RealUprising

EE care about their costumers like me. They are really nice and friendly, the best British Phone service.

23 Rogers

Best in Canada for sure.

I'm very surprised Rogers isn't higher.

Rogers is an excellent service, however has no chance on this list, due to the fact that it is a Canadian phone service.

Best service in Canada

24 Ooma

I had my Ooma phone for six years at NO monthly cost! Today if purchased, there is a low monthly cost due to 911 calling feature. It is still well worth it,.

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26 O2

You get a whole lot of stuff with Priority

This is ridiculous, how can O2 be 99th? It is surely at least top ten? - mrtisonholiday

It's one of the best in the UK

O2's 3G and 4G coverage where I live is great. - Entranced98

27 Cingular

The logo was radical. Nowadays no cell phone company has an awesome logo compared to this. One day it was cool the next day it is AT&T.

28 Republic Wireless

It's amazing, v cheap and it actually works unlike half of the companies listed on here

Clearly my favorite after 4 years. Works great and my whole family cost less than a solo V. line

This one should be number 1, no joke. $20 a month, no contract, great phone selection, no bloatware apps, great customer service. I don't know why everyone is not on Republic.

Absolutely unbeatable carrier. 25 dollars a month gets you 5 gigs of data, and unlimited calling and texting. Plus 5 and 10 dollar plans if you're on wifi all the time.

With the additions of the Moto G and Moto X phones, this carrier is undoubtedly the best.

29 Blu
30 Free Mobile

Free is not free, but nearly. The company is leaded by X. Niel (10 Billions $ of private fortune - 2015) only because of free. I'm using it in Europe, works fine for peanuts.

2€ per month with 2 hours, unlimited data and messaging… what else. Something else, it's completly free if you already have Free Internet.

31 Bell

I love it!

Why is this so low? It's the fastest service provider in Canada - Ledjam17

Best in Canada

It's so fast

32 Ultra Mobile

Great services.

Very good company for a cheap price

33 Safelink Wireless
34 Lime
35 Cellular One
36 Tesco Mobile

The. Best. In. Ireland.

Great value. No frills. Great coverage, too.


This service is cheap and very good.
You get more than enough for your money.

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37 2 Degrees
38 Axiata

Worlds best

39 GiffGaff

I've been with them nearly two years and I can say they are up there in the top ten they have a 10/ 10 from glenn

Very Good Network, Been On It For 2 Years

Super Cheap and great packages

Love the unlimited internet

40 Walmart Family Mobile
41 Lightyear Wireless

Can somebody tell me about Lightyear Wireless?
There not even listed here?

42 Bakcell

On my iPhone 6 I get covered I use Bakcell it's great!

43 MTS

Best choice if you live in Manitoba, Canada

Good for Canadians

44 Lycamobile


45 Zain
46 Telus

Straight outta Canada but its pretty goood

Best in Canada that's all not a rogers or bell guy. Telus customer service is way better than rogers or bell

47 Woolworths Mobile
48 Digi
49 Du

This is the best service in uae

IT'S THE best... !

50 Dialog

It brings the future technology today.. Finest customer care services

This is the best cell service I have ever found...why is it 99th? - kratosk7c

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