By Jim Karpen on Tue, 09/08/2015
In the past, all the major carriers offered new iPhones for $199 as long as you signed a two-year contract with them. But starting two years ago with T-Mobile and ending most recently with Sprint, all the major carriers have moved away from subsidizing phones. In fact, AT&T is the only one left still offering a two-year contract option. Instead, the carriers now structure their plans around data.