With the digitalization of almost everything, the internet has become a necessity rather than just a simple source of entertainment and sharing files faster. Currently, due to COVID, people are working from home, kids have been given the option of remote learning, job holders are attending zoom meetings and the families are streaming their favorite shows online which has boosted internet usage.
That also means you will be spending a huge amount of money paying your monthly internet bills. And if that is not a lot, then add your cell phone bills to that as well. You will be paying around $50-$60/ month to your internet provider and $50+ for your phone if you will have just one line. Moreover, managing bills from multiple providers can be very hectic. If by any chance you lose sight of one, you might end up paying extra or the provider might disconnect your services.
One way to save some money and avoid the hassle of dealing with multiple providers is to bundle up your internet and mobile phone services and get them from the same service providers. Luckily if you are a Spectrum or AT&T customer, you can save a lot on your monthly bills by doing so. Both of these providers offer great plans for internet and mobile services. Let’s have a look at these plans.
Spectrum is one of the biggest internet service providers available in the states that provide high-speed internet, cable TV, and phone services through the cable connection. Along with that, it also offers some amazing mobile phone plans. That allows you to get unlimited internet for your house and unlimited data plans for your cell phones.
Spectrum Internet Plans
With their outstanding service quality and truly unlimited data deals, Spectrum internet is one of the best. Moreover, it comes without any contracts so you don’t have to be bound to the services for longer times unless you want to. You get the option to change your plan or even cancel your services whenever you want.
- Internet 100
Spectrum internet 100 is the most basic and economical plan for spectrum internet that starts at the price of $49.99/month. With this plan, you get unlimited internet data without any contractual restrictions. On top of that, you will also be getting unlimited access to a nationwide network of Wi-Fi hotspots and anti-virus software to protect your devices.
- Internet 200
Internet 200 is the second plan that gives you an internet speed of up to 200 Mbps and surprisingly available at the same price as internet 100. So depending upon the promotion and availability in your area, you might be able to get the upgrade to internet 200 for free.
- Internet 400
Internet 400 is the second tier plan that is available through the spectrum. This plan offers a download speed of up to 400 Mbps at the price of $69.99/ month and you get the modem for free. Moreover, you get unlimited data and free hotspots perk along with many others.
- Spectrum internet 1 Gig
Spectrum 1 Gig is the highest internet speed that is being offered to spectrum customers and costs about $109.99 per month. With this plan, you get the free modem and the Wi-Fi router and save an additional $5 that you would otherwise have to pay for the router.
Just like the spectrum internet, there are multiple options that you get regarding your Spectrum mobile phone. The most favorite among these is the unlimited data plan for 1 line that costs you $45/ month. With this plan, you get unlimited data, unlimited local and long-distance calling and texting, a 5G connection, and 20GB of premium data every month along with no additional fee for using your phone as a mobile hotspot.
In case you feel like you do not need that much then you can opt-in for the “By the Gig” plan. By the Gig, the plan costs $14 per Gig of data and you can share that data between 5 lines. You also get 5G nationwide access and unlimited texting and calling with this plan. The monthly bill is collectively provided for all the devices sharing data. This plan is a great choice for families that like to keep everything in check.
Just like spectrum, AT&T is also in the run for providing the best services to its customers and is offering them great deals. They are currently providing internet, TV, landline phone, and mobile phone services to their customers.
Regarding internet plans, AT&T has divided them into two categories based on the service area and the technology through which the services are being delivered.
- AT&T Fiber Internet Plans
In areas where fiber optics is available, AT&T is offering three plans; Internet 100, 300, and 1000 that cost $35, $45, and $60 per month respectively. Additionally, you would be paying equipment charges on top of these service charges.
- AT&T Internet Plans
In areas where fiber optics is not available, AT&T is offering four plans at the same price which are Internet 10, Internet 18, Internet 25, and Internet 50 providing the bandwidth as mentioned in the plan name and cost $45 a month. Another plan that is available along with these plans is Internet 100 that costs $35/ month. Based on the speed available in your area, you will be able to get the maximum speed.
AT&T mobile plans also help you save a lot of money when you go for multiple lines. There are generally 3 plans available that start from $30/month per line if you get 5 lines and go up to $45 a month with the premium plan. If the number of lines is less, then the price starts going up. The same plan for one line costs you $65 / month. All of these plans offer 5G access and unlimited calling & texting options including Canada and Mexico along with varying monthly premium data. So if you sign up for AT&T mobile plans for the whole family, you will be saving up to $30 per month per line.
You can always find something better if you look a little bit harder. In the case of Spectrum and AT&T, if you sign up for the internet services and add in the mobile phone lines, you can save a huge amount of money every month. Other than that, you will be getting everything under one bill which saves you the hassle of keeping tabs on multiple accounts and having to look for multiple bills.