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Share Everything plans arriving June 28 on Verizon, unlimited talk and text plus 2GB data for $100 a month

0. phoneArena 12 Jun 2012, 07:54 posted on

Verizon kept its word to introduce its new shared data plans in the summer, and they are indeed arriving June 28, so hopefully you took advantage of that Galaxy S III preorder, because when the handset actually launches, you might have to pay full price for keeping your grandfathered unlimited plan...

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posted on 13 Jun 2012, 16:00

116. georgiaboyz (Posts: 11; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


You could get 5 lines with AT&T, unlimited calling to any cell phone in the U.S., unlimited texting and all lines have their own $30/3GB data plan, and still be cheaper then these new Verizon shared 10GB plans with 5 lines...AT&Ts would run you $280...these Verizon ones will run you $300...and Verizon gives you the ability to use a mobile hotspot on all smartphones for no extra charge...with a $15 overage charge per GB...can you say expensive if you go over your capped amount...doesn't sound like a deal...

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 16:03

117. georgiaboyz (Posts: 11; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


You could get 5 lines with AT&T, unlimited calling to any cell phone in the U.S., unlimited texting and all lines have their own $30/3GB data plan, and still be cheaper then these new Verizon shared 10GB plans with 5 lines...AT&Ts would run you $280...these Verizon ones will run you $300...and Verizon gives you the ability to use a mobile hotspot on all smartphones for no extra charge...with a $15 overage charge per GB...can you say expensive if you go over your capped amount...doesn't sound like a deal...

posted on 13 Jun 2012, 23:44

118. thienthan (Posts: 2; Member since: 13 Jun 2012)


My wife currently has verizon's single plan (October will be 1 yr into her plan) and I plan on joining her plan in October to make it a family plan. How will this affect her plan? Will she need a new contract and restart the 2 yrs as a family plan? How does this all work people in this situation?

posted on 16 Jun 2012, 13:57

123. georgiaboyz (Posts: 11; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


No, the contract only applies to single lines, not the entire account.

posted on 14 Jun 2012, 06:48 1

121. Windsponge (Posts: 92; Member since: 01 Nov 2009)


I would like to add that this will be worse in the near future. They are all planning on going to data only. Regular phones wil be a thing of the past and they will charge for everything you do by data. So the unlimited min and text will be gone in a year or two. You are not going to beat them unless you quit using them. They will charge as much as you let them. I am going to learn to not use cell phones again. They are not a must have. Internet is not either.

posted on 14 Jun 2012, 06:56

122. hepresearch (unregistered)


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posted on 17 Jun 2012, 02:59

125. azndragonbuster (Posts: 12; Member since: 11 Apr 2008)


i need help understanding the whole situation before JUNE 28th! im eligiable for an upgrade now.. was holding out to see how the iphone 5 would be like... in my plan i currently have 5 lines... 4 smart phones and 1 "dumb/regular phone" .. so with this new "share everything" plan it will cost $40+$40+$40+$40+$30 = $190 (4smart phones 1dumb) + $80(6gb data) ? and it includes unlimited talk AND text? or doesnt include text?

the 4 smart phone lines we have are currently unlimited and we use about 1.3gb to 2.1gb per phone...

THANKS FOR YOUR RESPONSE IN ADVANCE!

posted on 17 Jun 2012, 19:55

128. tbacba (Posts: 62; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


Unlimited talk AND text. For someone who has as many lines as you do, this new plan may be a good deal. Good luck.

posted on 17 Jun 2012, 05:58

126. stilt (Posts: 63; Member since: 13 Jul 2008)


@millkim3 Verizon does or did offer friends and family 5 for single lines 10 for family share. So you are a bad salesmen, get your knowledge up lol just joking, but all in all these plans are stupid. Bigger better faster devices with the super amazing 4g lte that you we were so talked into for ether last bout 2 years, and then we got talked into the expensive $30 unlimited plan with the sales pitch of "you won't have to worry about your teenager going over data cause its unlimited" then phones can do video chat which is a data consumer and Netflix etc etc and now that we are all comfortable and content with or smartphones you now cap us. If wifi was Absolutely everywhere in the world then I would be okay but it not especially at my job. I Get to work 2 hours early everyday cause I have to ride a van so I stream Netflix and watch TV shows or movies for the first time i'm know using about 6 GB of data I just started this job 3 months ago been on the unlimited plan for about 5 years now streaming is easier andfaster they change the plans itwas a reason they give double the data cause they knew it wasnt enough.

posted on 17 Jun 2012, 14:44

127. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)


A lot of sales and cyst service reps are coming out on here. Proves my theory of all the Apple haters.

posted on 17 Jun 2012, 21:28

129. joey18 (Posts: 521; Member since: 20 Jul 2010)


f**k verizon now you are the third network

posted on 18 Jun 2012, 22:15

130. Guest. (Posts: 1; Member since: 18 Jun 2012)


> unlimited talk and text plus 2GB data for $100

Huh?

You can't "share" anything with only 1 phone.... you need (a minimum) of two.

So the math should be $40+$40+$60 = $140

posted on 26 Jun 2012, 10:31

134. Qui3tStorm (Posts: 11; Member since: 08 Jan 2011)


Lost unlimited, lost new every two, lost one year contracts.. Add new fee's and tier'd data, great! From unlimited to a 4GB plan, and from my math, plan is going up $20 bucks... I could careless about unlimited talk, who does that.. Or hotspot, I already do that. Hope my math is wrong, or I'll be switching. SG3, Atrix3, One X look good right now for less.

posted on 26 Jun 2012, 13:01

135. hepresearch (unregistered)


Don't go AT&T... won't be very long before they go the way of Verizon. Honestly, I really don't know where to tell someone to go for cheap and plentiful data these days. T-Mobile won't be able to handle unlimited data throughput for much longer, their LTE is on a very slow build-out, and they already throttle data speeds anyway. T-Mobile's data is already super-expensive for the first gigabyte, almost as expensive as Verizon's first shared gigabyte. Many say Sprint is the way to go for guaranteed unlimited data, but I don't believe their guarantee, either. Their prices will also have to go up, and caps of some sort will eventually be in place... perhaps Sprint will still have the least expensive data, but it still has to go up in price from where it is now. All I can say is... good luck!

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