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Verizon Jetpack is announced – 4G LTE mobile hotspot for just $20

0. phoneArena 29 Jan 2013, 08:47 posted on

Here's one more way of staying connected to the web no matter where you are – with the use if a Verizon Jetpack! This pocket-friendly gizmo is a newly-announced mobile Wi-Fi hotspot that runs on the carrier's speedy 4G LTE network. It can be yours for only $19.99, as long as you don't mind waiting for a $50 mail-in rebate and signing a new two-year contract with Verizon...

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posted on 29 Jan 2013, 09:00

1. kshell1 (Posts: 1143; Member since: 05 Oct 2011)


Dude, i was on this page and an old add for the Samsung Fascinate popped up from where it used to be $200, but yes i would not mind having one of these

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 09:04

2. D_Tech-tive (Posts: 104; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)


Too bad can't get it for that price with out new contract. Would go great with my unlimited data plan!

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 09:15 2

3. COLAPSEDLUNGMAN (Posts: 16; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


Jetpacks can't be on an unlimited data plan regardless.

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 10:05

7. kellkeezy (Posts: 57; Member since: 17 Dec 2011)


actually if you move the sim card from an unlimited phone to a jetpack then yes

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 11:32 4

8. kaintae (Posts: 48; Member since: 14 Dec 2011)


U sure about that?

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 12:28 3

9. COLAPSEDLUNGMAN (Posts: 16; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


most jetpacks take a different sized SIM anyways but if you did have a model that took micro switching it automatically changes the device and priceplan in VZ's backend system.

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 09:22

4. D_Tech-tive (Posts: 104; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)


I said too bad...don't hate that I have unlimited!

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 12:38 1

10. COLAPSEDLUNGMAN (Posts: 16; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


haha im not hatin, I still have my unlimited too!

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 09:34 2

5. DigitalMD (Posts: 226; Member since: 17 Feb 2010)


Hey why not give it away, since they are ripping you off for the tiered data plan. WHat's the use of a gee-whiz hotspot if it cost you a fortune to keep connected?

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 09:45 4

6. AtomicMe (Posts: 20; Member since: 03 Jul 2012)


Some Verizon stores will actually discount the device by $20. So the initial cost for the hardware is $50 before the $50 rebate, so it ends up being free. You might have to ask them nicely though :)

posted on 29 Jan 2013, 18:23

11. D_Tech-tive (Posts: 104; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)


Well a thumbs down for no good reason is hating.

posted on 30 Jan 2013, 17:07

12. COLAPSEDLUNGMAN (Posts: 16; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


Wasn't me man.

posted on 02 Feb 2013, 13:28

13. sectime (unregistered)


Listed as software upgradeable for LTE on AWS, where would that be an advantage over the 4260LE. You lose GSM world roaming.

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