Verizon launches new $70 and $100 unlimited plans in Southern California
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The first one is the $69.99 unlimited talk & text plan, which is otherwise available for $89.99 a month. The other one will add unlimited web to the deal and come with a monthly price tag of $99.99, down from $119.99.
While these new plans are only available in Southern California right now, IntoMobile adds that if they turn out successful for Big Red, the leading U.S. carrier will not hesitate to make them accessible nationwide. Finally, it is said that you should look for the “Rev It Up” plans is you like what you just read.
Thanks to Striker and the rest who brought this in!
1. am0795 (unregistered)
I really hope they bring these plans to permanent so my dad would not be so mad with paying for a data plan though i just partly paid him for it.
12. fishpower187 (Posts: 88; Member since: 22 Feb 2010)
@am0795: The plans are temporary; meaning youve only got 60 days from yesterday to sign up. Its on the promotional flyers at the stores. I think the only other stipulation is that you have to have a SoCal phone number...and be in, or renewing or starting, a new 2yr agreement; no month to month allowed here.
14. remixfa (Posts: 13901; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
wow, VZW is turning up the heat. If this is successful it will get launched nationwide. Im sure though when LTE rolls out this will be the "3g only" plan. Theres no way they are gonna miss an opportunity to get a premium for LTE. Its just good business sence. That said, this puts them in line with Tmo and Sprint unlimited pricing, so it will be interesting to see how they react... and if ATT just copies VZW like always.. lol. You know what I'd like to see.. a "family data" plan.. where for like 60-80 bux, everyone in the family can have a smartphone. Seems expencive unless you got 3 or more lines that all want data devices, then its cheaper by far than 30 a line.
22. Doakie (Posts: 739; Member since: 06 May 2009)
I normally don't respond like this. But, are you freaking retarded? Cus you obviously cant read or do math. "That said, this puts them in line with Tmo and Sprint unlimited pricing, so it will be interesting to see how they react..." Sprints Unlimited minutes, text and web is $69.99 a month. Thats $30 cheaper per month if you cant do the math. Which is $720 over a 24 month contract. Sure its in line with T mobiles pricing which does deal them a blow. But all these idiots bailing Sprint for Verizon or AT&T obviously make so much money that they don't have any debt and own their house outright. Cus any self respecting person should think with their wallet vs thinking with their "ad receptor." Oh "its the network" that you pay $720 extra per year for. So I plopped that into an Investment Calculator, lets say you invested that $720 in $30 per month to a Growth Stock Mutual Fund, one that gets 10% return after inflation. Lets say you live another 50 years you know what that $720 comes out to after compounding interest? $95,295.60. Have fun with Verizon.
24. llichtwalt (Posts: 8; Member since: 10 Jun 2010)
It's great when people call other's out, "Cus you obviously cant read or do math." yet they themselves don't have all the facts straight. The plans listed in this "article" state unlimited talk & text, not unlimited "Any Mobile", unlimited minutes, that's any number in the US that is not a 900 number anytime, NOT just mobile number's, & unlimited messaging. Add unlimited data & it becomes $99.99. If you have any of the Android phones, that's essentially unlimited everything. Sprint - Everything Data - with Any Mobile, Anytime 450 $69.99. Sprint - Simply Everything - $99.99. I don't know about anyone else but I'm not seeing much of a price difference the 2 carriers truly unlimited minutes, messaging & data. Before you try & act like you have the right to school others...get all your facts straight...
25. agentoj (Posts: 93; Member since: 29 Oct 2009)
sprint's plan>verizon's plan. Most people call other cell phones, so you don't even dent your anytime minutes pool on sprint.
28. llichtwalt (Posts: 8; Member since: 10 Jun 2010)
I agree...but if you're going to compare & say, "This is Sprint's unlimited talk plan which is $30 cheaper." than that's not a factual statement is it? Don't compare apple's to orange's claiming they're both exactly the same, which is implied in individual's the statement, drawing the conclusion that the apple is better because it's cheaper. FACT: Sprint TRULY unlimited talk, text & data - $99.99. Verizon TRULY unlimited talk, text & data promo plan for Southern California - $99.99. Don't skew the FACTS because you personally prefer one over the other.
29. ottopa (unregistered)
Hey dookie, your retarted!
30. Sellcell (Posts: 118; Member since: 16 Mar 2010)
@llichtwalt I see what your saying on how doakie compares the two plans, but even your comparison isn't exact. Because Sprints $99.99 plan includes well Simply Everything, where as VZW includes only unlimited talk, text, and data. It doesn't include VZ navigator or TV or radio and not everyone out there is using Android phones. And anyone who keeps track of there pocket book would go with Sprints $69.99 everything data plan. Because about 99% of the population in the US is in the 21st century and have cell phones, the other 1% don't use a phone and never talk. So do us a favor and stop trying to be sooooo coool.
32. VZWFTW (Posts: 17; Member since: 15 Aug 2010)
Lets say you were a customer who actually needed to make phone calls on their phone instead of just throwing away 70 bucks a month on a service that doesn't work in your area. Might as well have no cell phone at all at that point. So instead of investing 30 dollars into a GSMF you invest 70 dollars a month. I'm no mathmetician but I think you end up making more that way.
39. Justin Bieber (unregistered)
yea Big face SellCell he's right u r retarted but face
5. Sniggly (Posts: 6410; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
"If this turns out successful" Are you kidding me? If Verizon rolls something like this out, ESPECIALLY for smartphones, they'll blow the doors off of everyone. It's satisfying to see Big Red LOWERING prices instead of jacking them up like they did with those stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid required 9.99 plans for just about every phone worth having. Hopefully the next step will be eliminating that extra requirement.
17. jherz6 (Posts: 215; Member since: 23 May 2008)
So what should someone have to pay for an additional line?
19. VSWsales (unregistered)
Multimedia phones still *require a 9.99 Data plan, as Smartphones also *require the $29.99 data plan. (hence $69.99 unlimited Talk & Text + $29.99 unlimited Data = $99.99 unlimited everything) you still have the *required data plan, but the standard plan IS cheaper.
23. Doakie (Posts: 739; Member since: 06 May 2009)
$9.99 4G Unlimited Data for Sprint still makes their unlimited plan $69.99 + $9.99 = $79.99. So go ahead and have your stupid expensive Verizon plan.
26. agentoj (Posts: 93; Member since: 29 Oct 2009)
Agreed. Plus wireless tether on 4g is owning.
38. Sniggly (Posts: 6410; Member since: 05 Dec 2009)
You mean in the one or two cities where 4G actually exists, Agent Orange Juice? I know that MM phones still require 9.99 data. I was saying that I hoped that Verizon followed up on this trend (if it continues at all) with dropkicking the MM requirement into the trashcan where it belongs. Jher, I wouldn't know, as obviously the rules for family plans are different.
6. noyou (unregistered)
these plans are available limited time.
7. VZWsales (unregistered)
$89.99 unlimited everything (aside from landline calls) are already available in the SouthEast region.
11. VZWsales (unregistered)
89.99 includes Data - its only eligible for specific area codes.. 214,210,254,325,361,430,432,439,469,512,682,806,817,830,903,915,940,956,972,318 ^ this is old news btw.
16. mrv (unregistered)
These are not Southern California area codes!
18. VZWsales (unregistered)
Please re-read my original post - "SouthEast region" Meaning central Texas, select parts of Louisiana and a small portion of Florida.
8. phonemann29 (unregistered)
trying to be lik sprint i see
10. Hen (unregistered)
If they bring this to Houston then by by Tmobile and your bs service! Come on VZ, make it nationwide pretty pleeeaaasssseeee!
13. jherz6 (Posts: 215; Member since: 23 May 2008)
First of all these blogs are for the exchange of information and opinion, not to insult other bloggers by calling them dads boy. Theres nothing wrong with someone who is part of a family plan paying for part of it.Ok that a side. Verizon has always offered plans and then stopped offering them. The 9.99 ad on for an additional line is hardly stupid, it seems to be the standard. Verizon has unlimited data I and my two daughters use it. However we each pay a separate fee for each line. They do have phone and data plans combos but Im not sure how much they are. Verizon still offers unlimited data unlike AT&T who has stopped. What would be nice is if if they would have some promo family plans that were not so very expensive for adding aditional lines.
20. phone333 (Posts: 331; Member since: 04 Feb 2009)
If they can come up with something like Sprint's $69.99 any mobile anytime...then they'd be dominating... Unless of course Sprint comes up with something new.
27. agentoj (Posts: 93; Member since: 29 Oct 2009)
True they would be, but VZW is too greedy. I said F**k you to them when they kept charging me the recurring 1.99 phantom data charge on 3 of our 5 lines. Also, adding a data plan for "multimedia" like the env touch and others like it is beyond stupid.
21. XRa$cal4 (Posts: 6; Member since: 13 Jul 2010)
jherz6 sniggly wasnt referring to the 9.99 add a line price being stupid he was referring to the 9.99 required data for "3g multimedia devices....
33. ignitros (unregistered)
Has anyone actualy tried to get onto these plans yet? I tried and they wouldn't put me on. I have a Los Angeles billing addy and a Washington state phone # Are these new customer specific or what? Details please....
34. My Dick in Your Girl (unregistered)
I love how people want to talk "Sprint this, Sprint that, 4G FTW". Yet you can't talk anywhere on their phones outside the "big city", and 4g runs in like what, twelve major markets and nowhere else? I'd rather pay extra to have my shit work. Some of you fags are so busted, y'all never gonna' get laid on your cheap cell phone plans workin' MickeyD's blowin' your cash on fucking Xbox games. Fuck outta' here.
35. cc16177 (Posts: 312; Member since: 09 May 2010)
Hahahah... thank you that made me laugh, you should post here more often.
36. Scribed3d (Posts: 28; Member since: 08 Aug 2010)
Ok, I just have to say this... If this plan takes effect, than I say it is great for all customers of all carriers nationwide. I say this because it will increase the competitive layout. TMobile and Sprint get much of their smackdown on AT& and Verizon by having more affordable prices. However, if this closes the gap (Sprint fans, notice I say closes the gap, not saying this is better so no fanboi bs needed here), then AT&T will have to follow... and this may force TMobile and Sprint to rework their plans to keep this advantage. In the long run, anything that promotes better service and services or something that promotes more affordable prices for all of us, I am completely for!
37. DonLouie (Posts: 594; Member since: 22 Dec 2008)
Sprint still beats them with their $90 Business Everything plan that offer the same thing as vzw, $10 more nets nav, tv and radio. I don't live in a big city, rarely ever roam and don't remember the last time I dropped a call which would be the same experience the markerts vzw is testing copycat plans. We'll see how much better the vzw 4G experience will be one day.