Consumers looking for phone plans have to sort through a mess of convoluted pricing structures, confusing plan policies, and competing claims about network quality.

Coverage Critic brings consumers better information.


Coverage Critic has been featured by MrMoneyMustache, referenced by PCMag, and linked to by the New Yorker.

If you’re a journalist writing about the telecom industry and could benefit from my input, please reach out.

My Background

My name is Christian Smith.

Before starting Coverage Critic, I worked for the charity evaluator GiveWell. For most of my time with GiveWell, I was the point person for the organization’s cost-effectiveness models.

I’m a fan of transparency and a believer in a free and open internet.