We chose AT&T Wireless because it offers flexible cell phone plan options with lots of extra benefits. With AT&T, your business has access to nationwide coverage and a variety of plans that come standard with unlimited talk, text and data.
In addition to nationwide coverage, AT&T offers unlimited talk and text from the United States to Canada or Mexico with no roaming charges. Some plan options even expand service options from the US to 120 countries. It’s important to note that some features are only available through compatible devices with AT&T service.
You can choose from one of several company-related subscription plans, priced per month and per smartphone line. AT&T’s best line pricing options come with six or more lines.
unlimited your way
AT&T offers unlimited business service plans that let you choose only what you need for your team members. There are three levels available; you can purchase between one and 10 lines with these plans (per the Unlimited Your Way group of plans), with monthly prices that fluctuate based on your choice.
- Unlimited Trade Start: Starts at $30 per month, per line with five or more lines and includes unlimited domestic talk, text and data, and unlimited talk and text to Canada and Mexico; offers access to AT&T 5G and 5G+ services on compatible devices where available and standard streaming and wireless security
- Unlimited trading performance: Starts at $35 per month, paid per line with five or more lines. Includes everything in Starter, plus advanced mobile security and HD streaming; each line has access to 30 GB of hotspot data.
- Business Elite Unlimited: Starts at $45 per month per line for five or more lines; this plan adds AT&T Business Fast Track, which gives your data usage higher priority, keeping things running smoothly during times of high congestion; plan gives you 100 GB of hotspot data
AT&T Mobile Select (Bundled)
Maybe one device needs 5 GB per month while another only needs 2 GB. Pooling means each team member only uses a specific amount, and your company only pays for exactly what they need. In addition to pooled data, this plan provides unlimited talk and text. Customers will also gain access to Stream Saver, which preserves data when users stream content.
Depending on your device or location, AT&T also offers its Call Protect Basic service. Plans start at $35 per month for 1GB and go up based on your intended data pool.
AT&T for Business 4GB
This plan option gives your business access to 4GB of data per line, plus unlimited talk and text. Pricing isn’t as straightforward as it could be. We learned that the cheapest plan option is $40 per month, per line, when you buy at least three lines; the service option has a maximum of 10 lines. Please note that this price is only guaranteed when you agree to sign up for autopay. This removes $25 off the price per smartphone line with a service commitment.
AT&T security features
AT&T offers protection against increasingly common nuisances like spam and scam calls, including the ability to directly block suspicious phone numbers. For an additional service charge, AT&T provides its secure Wi-Fi VPN service through AT&T Mobile Security Plus. The most basic version of this is available for free with all plans and includes device security and breach reporting. The plugin costs $3.99 per month and comes with a major upgrade in secure mobile features:
- Secure Wi-Fi VPN
- personal identification monitor
- Secure browsing
- wifi alerts
- Theft alerts (Android devices only)
If you’re looking for free hardware, AT&T Wireless offers discounts and deals from time to time, including free phones or generous discounts toward the purchase of an eligible phone.
AT&T’s business cell phone plans are awesome. Unfortunately, when things get busy, the quality of your service can drop substantially thanks to data caps and slower coverage. AT&T often forces customers to upgrade to higher levels to avoid slowdowns. The company’s plans can also be very expensive when you factor in optional add-ons and devices.
AT&T Wireless is one of the largest service providers, so it can guarantee high-quality coverage and service to almost all of its customers. That said, their service fees might be too expensive for smaller businesses on tight budgets.
Who should use it. AT&T is best for medium to large businesses with specific data needs and a desire for greater security when communicating or transferring information.