All About AT&T's Senior Nation Plan

For basic calls for seniors, the Senior Nation plan offers a good deal

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If you're over 65, grab a low-priced AT&T cell phone plan called the Senior Nation Plan. It costs significantly less than many comparable plans—making it an ideal choice for people on fixed incomes.

The information we share about the AT&T Senior Nation plan was last updated in March 2020.

Important Details About the AT&T Senior Nation Plan

These are the basic but most important details that set this plan apart from other wireless carriers.

  • Age Requirement: 65 or older (proof of age is required)
  • Device Restriction: Basic phones only, no tablets or smartphones
  • Monthly Price: $29.99
  • Anytime Minutes: 200
  • Nights & Weekend Minutes: 500
  • Roaming and Long Distance: No roaming or long-distance charges
  • Data and Messaging: Not included
  • Rollover and Unity Minutes: Not included

Also included are roaming, voicemail, call forwarding, call waiting, conference calling, and caller ID services.

Extra Fees, Taxes, and Requirements with AT&T's Senior Plan

These are the fees and other charges that you'll face when purchasing the Senior Nation Plan:

  • Two-year service contract required
  • One-time activation fee up to $45
  • Regulatory cost recovery fee of up to $1.25 to help defray the cost incurred in complying with obligations and charges imposed by state and federal telecom regulations
  • Gross receipts surcharge
  • State and federal universal service charges
  • Taxes and other fees