The Net Buddy website may show an annual Sprint-based option for sale - do not buy this plan as it has been rescinded by the plan provider and existing customers with the plan have had their service canceled.
As with all third-party resellers on these no-contract plans, consider the carrier and service could be changed or terminated with little notice.
Net Buddy offers unlimited, AT&T based data for $65/month on a dedicated data-only device. It does not include any voice or texting service.
Net Buddy is only "open" for orders for a few hours each week - at all other times, plans will show "out of stock" on the website and can't be ordered. As of August 2019, Net Buddy is only open for orders from 6-9pm Eastern on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
For Our Comparative Pricing Grid:
Guide to Cellular Data Plan Pricing
We do not plan to test Net Buddy, but have some special notes in the member section below.
Policies & Perks:
- Carrier Networks Used: AT&T (prepaid)
- Carrier Relation: Reseller
- Plan Types Available: Data Only
- Device Types Permitted: Hotspots, routers, tablets
- Device Purchase Required: No, but can purchase a device
- Mobile Hotspot Use: Yes - all
- Throttling: None
- Network Management: None
- International Roaming: None
- Domestic Roaming: None
- Plan Period: Monthly
- Data Roll Over: No
- Overage Charges: None
- Streaming: Video streaming at full resolution is allowed, but no free streaming services are included.
- Unlimited: Yes
MIA members - be sure to check our Member Discounts page for a special discount code off this service.
Potential Alternatives to Consider:
For other featured cellular data plans ideal for RVers and Crusiers - here's some other options to consider:
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Out of Stock: Net Buddy shows "out of stock" for their plans except during specific days and times each week. Check the Net Buddy websit to see when service can be ordered.
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