Cell Phone Service Ratings

    Our ratings for cellular providers are calculated using survey data from more than 100,000 CR members. Read our buying guide to learn more before you shop.

    View our ratings and reviews and browse our buying guide to find the best cell phone services.

    Cell Phone Service Providers (19)

    Our ratings of cell phone service providers include both traditional service—under contract and billed at the end of the month—as well as prepaid cell-phone service, which is without a contract and billed in advance.

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    If you haven't looked for a new cell-phone plan in a while, you may be paying a price for your loyalty—or your inertia. In a recent survey of over 100,000 Consumer Reports subscribers, more than half of those who switched providers in the past two years say they saw a big drop in their monthly bill.