Verizon Wireless subscribers pay the most, $148 per month for service

Verizon Wireless subscribers pay the most, with Sprint No. 2, AT&T No. 3, and T-Mobile the least expensive.

Published Fri, Jan 17 2014 11:34 AM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Verizon Wireless subscribers in the United States pay the most per month for their phone bills, according to a study compiled by Cowen and Company. On average, Verizon Wireless subscribers pay $148 per month after taxes and fees, while Sprint is the second most expensive with a $144 average. Meanwhile, AT&T subscribers pay $141 and T-Mobile subscribers tend to pay $120 per month for their phone service.

Verizon Wireless subscribers pay the most, $148 per month for service |

Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam previously noted several times that his company isn't interested in trying to compete against AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint in pricing.

The most recent Cowen and Company study follows up reports last year that indicated the same pricing structure for the four major carriers.


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