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MVNOs—The Cheapest Cellphone Plans You’ve Never Heard Of

MVNOs—The Cheapest Cellphone Plans You've Never Heard Of – By Cheryl

Can you imagine leaving the house without your cellphone? Neither can the 95% of Americans who now own a handheld device and will happily spend an average of 3.5 hours a day staring into one—even when they go to the bathroom. But with how much screen time we log in, cheap cellphone plans can be hard to come by. In fact, annual spending for cellular phone services increased by 58.4% per consumer from 2007 to 2014, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and they've since continued to rise every year.

Is a Pay-as-you-go Plan Right for You? – By Adam

While contract-based cell phone plans are the norm in the United States, plans that allow you to "pay as you go" and prepaid service plans have been popular throughout Europe. These types of plans have grown in popularity in the U.S., however.