3G Service

What companies offer 3G Wireless in the USA, Canada and UK?

3G services are currently deployed by the following carriers and mobile manufacturers.

US Canada UK
  • Alcatel
  • AT&T Bell
  • Cambia
  • Crowncastle
  • Ericsson
  • Global-one
  • Globalstar
  • Motorola
  • Nextwave
  • Nokia
  • Nortel
  • Novatel
  • QualComm
  • Rogers
  • Soma
  • Sonera
  • Sony Ericsson
  • Sprint
  • Tiw
  • T-Mobile
  • US West
  • Verio
  • Verizon
  • Vivendi
  • Vodafone
  • Voice Stream
  • Bell Canada
  • Globealive
  • Rogers
  • Fido
  • Alcatel
  • Sierra Wireless
  • T-mobile
  • Orange
  • Verizon
  • Hutchison
  • Red Hat
  • O2
  • Vodafone

How much does 3G service cost?

3G costs for monthly plan starts from $30/per month depending on the number of minutes and features that the subscriber chooses. Data plans for mobile data cards start from $0.05/Mb, and noticeably every major plan rates are at $60 per month for 5GB of throughput.

Is there any free 3G network access available?

There are areas in other parts of the world, where free 3G network is accessible for a limited period of time. This happens when the technology is newly deployed to the area and the carriers are trying to attract potential subscribers.

What states inside the United States currently have 3G network coverage? Are there any areas without 3G coverage?

A comprehensive list of the 3G network coverage of the top 4 3G carriers is listed below. A X corresponds to the presence of a 3G network but not all areas within those states are covered; check the carrier's website to confirm 3G network availability.

State AT&T Sprint T-Mobile Verizon
Alabama X X X X
Alaska X     X
Arizona X X X X
Arkansas X X X X
California X X X X
Colorado X X X X
Connecticut X X X X
Delaware X X   X
District of Columbia X X   X
Florida X X X X
Georgia X X X X
Hawaii X X   X
Idaho X X   X
Illinois X X   X
Indiana X X   X
Iowa X X X X
Kansas X X   X
Kentucky X X   X
Louisiana X X X X
Maine   X   X
Maryland X X   X
Massachusetts X X X X
Michigan X X X X
Minnesota X X X X
Mississippi X X   X
State AT&T Sprint T-Mobile Verizon
Missouri X X X X
Montana   X   X
Nebraska X X   X
Nevada X X X X
New Hampshire X X   X
New Jersey X X   X
New Mexico   X X X
New York X X X X
North Carolina X X X X
North Dakota   X   X
Ohio X X   X
Oklahoma X X X X
Oregon X X X X
Pennsylvania X X   X
Puerto Rico X X    
Rhode Island X X X X
South Carolina   X   X
South Dakota X X   X
Tennessee X X   X
Texas X X X X
Utah X X   X
Vermont   X X X
Virginia X X X X
Washington X X X X
West Virginia X X   X
Wisconsin X X X X
Wyoming       X