Save on Your Favorite Streaming Video With These 4 Cellphone Plans

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For the majority of us, fighting the COVID-19 pandemic means simply staying put. While medical professionals battle the virus, most of us are just fighting boredom. Fortunately, the entertainment industry has armed us well with streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Prime Video.

One way to get in on all that entertainment for less is to take advantage of streaming offers from cellphone carriers. All the major cellphone carriers offer some sort of streaming perk for eligible customers (usually on their premium unlimited plans). We’ve detailed the best offers below.

Free Hulu and Amazon Prime with Sprint

All three of Sprint’s unlimited cellphone plans come with free Hulu, but if you are looking for maximum entertainment value, their Unlimited Premium plan is the way to go. Not only do you get Hulu and Tidal for free, Sprint will also give you a free subscription to Amazon Prime, which means you get free access to Prime Video.

Total savings: $18.98/month

What to watch:

  • “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Hulu)
  • “Parasite” (Hulu)
  • “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Prime Video)
  • “Fleabag” (Prime Video)

Free Disney+ with Verizon

For a limited time (offer ending June 1, 2020), Verizon is offering select customers a full year subscription to Disney+. To qualify, just sign up to any one of Verizon’s unlimited cellphone plans, including Start Unlimited, Play More Unlimited, Do More Unlimited or Get More Unlimited. Disney+ gives you streaming access to nearly all things Disney, including Disney-owned properties like Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars.

Total savings: $7/month

What to watch:

  • “Star Wars: The Mandalorian”
  • “Onward”

Free HBO with AT&T

AT&T owns HBO, so it’s not exactly surprising that they would offer subscriptions to HBO for certain customers. To get free HBO from AT&T, sign up for their Unlimited Elite plan. This is AT&T’s highest-tiered plan, which also includes perks like 30GB of LTE hotspot and access to 5G where available.

Total savings: $14.99/month

What to watch:

  • “Succession”
  • “Barry”
  • “Westworld”

Free Netflix and Quibi from T-Mobile

T-Mobile has been offering free subscriptions to Netflix for years. Customers with two or more lines on T-Mobile’s Magenta qualify for Netflix Basic (one screen in SD), while those on Magenta Plus get Netflix Standard (two screens in HD).

In addition to the Netflix offer, for a limited time, T-Mobile is also offering free subscriptions to the brand-new streaming service, Quibi, featuring shows designed to be watched on the go. After one year of having both Netflix and Quibi for free, you’ll get your choice of either service to keep.

Total savings: $13.98-$17.98/month

What to watch:

  • “Tiger King” (Netflix)
  • “Ozark” (Netflix)
  • “Most Dangerous Game” (Quibi)

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