Sprint’s unlimited plan just got better! See how it compares to Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile

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Sprint’s unlimited plan just got better! See how it compares to Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile
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The cell phone wars are really heating up! After Verizon launched its new unlimited data plan, T-Mobile struck back and improved its unlimited deal! 

Now, Sprint has launched what it calls the “best unlimited HD plan ever.”

Read more: This new cell phone plan can replace your home Internet service

Unlimited plans: Sprint vs. Verizon vs. T-Mobile vs. AT&T

Already priced lower than its competitors, Sprint has decided to add HD-quality streaming video and 10GB of mobile hotspot data per month to the unlimited plan.

The wireless carrier also says it saves consumers 50% off Verizon and AT&T’s unlimited rates for four lines.

Sprint’s unlimited plan is $50 a month for the first line and $40 for the second line. The third, fourth and fifth lines are no extra charge. The promotional pricing lasts through March 2018. 

Here’s a comparison that’s featured on Sprint’s website:

Sprint's unlimited plan just got better! See how it compares to Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile

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As part of this offer, Sprint says new customers can lease the iPhone 7 for $0 monthly payments for 18 months with a qualifying trade-in. These devices are eligible:

  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 6s
  • iPhone 6s Plus
  • Samsung GS7
  • GS7 edge
  • GS6
  • GS6 edge
  • Note 5
  • LG V20
  • G5
  • Moto Droid 2 

Sound familiar? Verizon has a free smartphone offer for its unlimited plans as well.

And it’s really Verizon’s decision to launch an unlimited plan that led T-Mobile and now Sprint to respond. AT&T has also expanded its unlimited plan, dropping the requirement for pay TV service.

Read more: AT&T launches new unlimited plan: What you need to know

With offerings so similar, the service where you live may be the determining factor.

Sprint has said that its network reliability is now within just 1% of Verizon and AT&T, but you still may want to ask around before you make the switch to any new wireless provider.

Read more in our guide to the best cell phone plans and deals for 2017.

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Michael Timmermann paid off his mortgage in two years. Now, he shares his money-saving tips on his blog, Save on Almost Everything.
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