It’s become a cliché to say “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”
But when it comes to mobile data plans, it’s often not enough to just tell people to stop using a service they love.
These plans could give you access to your data without your consent.
We’ve all heard the same advice, that you shouldn’t worry about data caps, that the companies can’t read your browsing history, or that you’re being unfair by getting so much data for nothing.
The truth is, most of these arguments fall flat.
Data caps are not the end of the world, and there are still plenty of services that offer unlimited data.
But if you’ve been shopping for a data plan on a mobile network, it could be time to reconsider.
We took a look at how these plans compare, to see which plans offer you the best options.
Apple Music Unlimited Plans Apple has been rolling out new Music Unlimited plans for Apple devices for a few years now.
For the first time, you can get unlimited music for as little as $9.99 per month.
This is a great deal compared to most other mobile data plan options, because Apple Music is free and unlimited for everyone, regardless of where they live or what devices they own.
Apple’s free plan includes unlimited music streaming, photo sharing, and unlimited messages, so it’s a solid option for most people.
But Apple Music offers other perks, too.
If you subscribe to Apple Music and pay for a $5 monthly fee, you’ll get an additional 10GB of data per month on top of your existing data.
Apple has also added a new “Music Store” that lets you access millions of songs for free.
It’s great for artists, but it’s also a good way to access music for people who aren’t familiar with music.
Apple also offers a $9/month “iTunes” plan that offers unlimited downloads for music, movies, and TV shows, but you can also get up to 50GB of free data per year.
Apple is one of the few companies to offer unlimited music subscriptions, but other companies offer unlimited streaming plans.
For example, T-Mobile is offering unlimited music downloads for $9 per month and unlimited music videos for $10 per month, which is the best value on the market.
You can also sign up for a Spotify subscription to listen to music for free or get $9 to download Spotify songs.
Google Play Music and Pandora are the most popular mobile data providers, but Apple’s Music Unlimited is available on Android, iOS, and Windows phones, as well as BlackBerry devices.
The best mobile data options are: Google Play – $9 for 30 days, $10 for 30 months, $25/month for unlimited streaming.
$9 is a bit steep, but Google Play’s unlimited streaming plan offers you up to 60GB of music.
Spotify – $4 per month for 30 songs, $6 per month per month to listen.
$7 per month is a little steep, too, but the $9 Spotify offer is good for up to 70 songs.
Pandora – $7.99/month (1GB/month) to listen and access thousands of free music and radio stations, $12.99 for unlimited download of songs, and $9-per-month to access thousands more songs.
For more data, check out our comparison of Apple Music, Spotify, and Pandora.
1/9 The Best Mobile Data Providers for All Devices The best options to keep you safe from data caps are always the same: plan with unlimited data or free data.
If the service you’re looking for doesn’t offer that, you should probably look elsewhere.
For instance, Google Play offers a few good mobile data alternatives.
On the other hand, the only real competition for mobile data on the iPhone is T-mobile, which has a $10/month plan with free data for a year.
T-mobiles network is fast and reliable, so most of its customers don’t have to worry about getting data caps or unlimited data limits.
Apple offers unlimited data, but most of their plans offer unlimited mobile video streaming.
Amazon has a great mobile data service called Prime Video.
But it’s not as cheap as T-mobiles, and some of its plans offer limited data for some music services.
And of course, Apple doesn’t have a mobile data option.
The only way to know what you’re getting into is to sign up with an Apple or T- Mobile customer service representative.
2/9 What is Mobile Data?
Mobile data refers to the amount of data that you can use from your phone at a given time, regardless if you’re using it for a video call or to download a song.
Mobile data is different from regular data because it’s the type of data you get when you make a phone call, rather than when you’re connected to the