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How to Cut on AT&T Cell Phone Bill with Keepgo Connectivity Services

December 27 2021 | Kateryna Toniuk



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Switch from AT&T unlimited to the cheapest prepaid plan

One of the best ways to lower your AT&T bill is to switch from unlimited to a more cost-efficient prepaid plan. While switching to another plan, you keep your AT&T phone number. You can continue using it for making phone calls and sending texts locally or internationally. Besides, you continue using the AT&T coverage, as described in the details of the chosen prepaid plan. 

AT&T lets you choose from multiple plans suited for different purposes and needs. You may opt for AT&T prepaid phone plans (one of the most flexible solutions that don’t require any credit check and includes an activation fee). The lowest price of the AT&T prepaid plan starts at $25/mo and covers usage in the US, Mexico, and Canada, and provides you with 8GB per month.


Let’s do some math - How to cut on AT&T bill with Keepgo services

Suppose that you use Keepgo prepaid eSIM in your eSIM-enabled device and you’ve switched from the $50/mo unlimited to the $25/mo prepaid plan from AT&T (check out how to make a switch). 

As you can see on the screenshot above, the prepaid AT&T plan provides your line with 8GB of data per month. If you use WiFi at home, in the office, in transport, etc., you likely do not use much wireless data. Let’s assume that you use 10GB of data per month.

If you need to use more than 8GB of data per month, you can always start using your Keepgo prepaid eSIM balance to get more data, i.e. extra GBs that exceed your AT&T plan. 

Now let's see how much you can save using AT&T with Keepgo services. The calculations are the following: 

  • When you are on the unlimited AT&T plan worth $50/mo per line (provided that you have four lines), your monthly data bill for four lines makes up $200 + extra fees of about $20 (for more details, please check AT&T terms of service). 
  • When you switch to a prepaid plan worth $25/mo per line, your monthly bill slashes to $100 + about $20 of extra fees for four lines.
  • When using Keepgo eSIM to get additional data, you get 2GB free (a default bonus that all Keepgo customers get after they start using the eSIM and refilling balance with at least 1GB). When using four lines, it’s likely three of them won’t exceed the 8GB data allowance, while the fourth line might need to use additional gigabytes. In this case, you can use 2GB of free data after you refill your eSIM with at least 1GB worth $24. Click here to check Lifetime eSIM prepaid data plan prices.

Your savings total at least $76 for four lines on the prepaid AT&T plan used together with Keepgo services ($220 - ($120 + $24)).

In case you used Keepgo eSIM’s data this month, but do not plan to use it next month, do not worry about the remaining data on your balance. Keepgo eSIM data plan works on the Lifetime data plan, meaning that your balance never expires (provided that you refill your line with any amount at least once a year). 

Keepgo eSIM provides you with the coverage on AT&T and T-Mobile on the same line. It means that you can always switch from the AT&T to the T-Mobile coverage whenever you are on the road or experience connectivity problems in the location where you currently stay.


How to use less data?

Apart from multiple hacks on lowering your cell phone bill, one strategy proves to be the most effective. Using less data, you get a lower monthly bill. The most common ways to use less data than counts against your monthly wireless data allowance are: 

  • Beware of your data consumption. Activities with the heaviest data consumption include high-definition video streaming (about 900MB/hour), video conferencing (480MB per hour), online gaming (60MB per hour), music streaming (30MB per hour), etc. 
  • Connecting to WiFi whenever possible. Ensure that you connect only to safe and reliable WiFi networks. In your phone’s settings, allow streaming or downloads to be completed only when your device is connected to WiFi. 
  • Streaming high-definition videos in standard-definition quality.
  • Use built-in data monitoring features of your device. Set data usage warnings or limits to disable wireless data when you reach a certain amount. 


Spend less and get more with Keepgo

There is no one-fit-it-all rule to help every user reduce the monthly cell phone bill. Many factors influence the connectivity cost, and the best way to reduce your monthly bill is to save money in the long term.

Make sure you use the right plan. Consume data wisely and do not pay for the services you do not need. If you want to cut on your AT&T bill, switch to the cheapest prepaid plan and use Keepgo connectivity services whenever you need to get extra data at an affordable price.

Do you need a reliable backup data plan for the US and the rest of the world? Take advantage of using Keepgo lines. We provide you with the best coverage in the most remote places all over the US, letting you use both AT&T and T-Mobile coverage with the same line. 

In case you do not want to pay for AT&T plans but use an AT&T phone number to send texts and make calls, VoIP applications like TextNow provide you with a free USA phone number that you can use to make and receive unlimited free phone calls and exchange text messages in the US, as well as the possibility to call and text globally. Learn how to use TextNow in combination with Keepgo lines.

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