Verizon's "More Everything" plan to debut tomorrow
Verizon subscribers who are currently signed up for a "Share Everything" plan will automatically be migrated to the appropriate "More Everything" tier. And Verizon customers who purchased a new subsidized phone before November 13th, can take advantage of an open enrollment to Verizon Edge through March 31st. With Edge, customers pay the full retail price for a new phone, with the cost spread out over 24 months. Each monthly installment is added to your monthly bill. After 6 months (now 30 days for a promotion) if you have paid half the balance, you can trade in the phone for a new one and start all over again.
We should have some more information on Thursday when Verizon goes official with this. In the meantime, there is no question that both AT&T and Verizon are getting the inspiration to make recent price cuts from T-Mobile. Yes, the tail is still wagging the dog here in 2014.
Leaked memo reveals that Verizon will announce price cuts and more on Thursday
source: @VZWNews via AndroidPolice
1. theoak (Posts: 320; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)
AT&T is $15 for 8 GB or lower and $25 for 10GB or higher versus Verizon's $10 and $20.
I am assuming that Edge also means BYOD (compatible with Verizon of course).
The 25GB free cloud storage is nice too.
3. mrblah (Posts: 455; Member since: 22 Jan 2013)
I think you meant $15 for 10GB and higher, but yea, the AT&T plan saved us $20 a month and everyone gets data now, win win.
2. eN16HTMAR3 (Posts: 109; Member since: 08 Oct 2013)
Still dosent compete with other carriers. That and everyone keeps saying that "if you think Verizon costs to much, then switch". Well.........it seems to be that Verizon is thinking they are going to hit a wall with AT&T/ Sprint changing their pricing so drastically. I am as well a Verizon user, just getting sick of paying over a $100.00 for 4G service.
4. cripton805 (Posts: 944; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
It would be nice if they would offer lower rates if you pay full price for a phone. I could understand those rates if you bought a $700-$900 phone for $200. Kind of like Tmobile. You shouldnt have to pay any more than $60 if you already paid for your phone and are well past that.
5. William13 (Posts: 25; Member since: 10 Mar 2011)
Cripton - you'll be paying just as much for T-Mobile as AT&T, seeing as how extra data is $20/month and the Jump is $10/month. If you're a very low user (under 500MB/month) then T-Mobile will do just fine.
8. cripton805 (Posts: 944; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
I don't know why people seem to ignore the fact that Tmobile has unlimited internet. You can still browse web pages perfectly fine even when you are throttled. Slower than usual, but its still cheaper. $70 for unlimited at full speed. Lets say you have a family of 5. It would be $110 for unlimited everything and each person would get throttled after 500mb. Still a great deal. Add $20 if you want a phone at full speed all of the time.
14. GoBears (Posts: 366; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)
Because their coverage blows compared to Big Red and AT&T.
17. youlookfoolish (Posts: 124; Member since: 14 Dec 2012)
GoBears, there is nothing you can say or no way to reason with Cripton. He routinely jumps in any thread trumpeting T-Mobile.
32. cripton805 (Posts: 944; Member since: 18 Mar 2012)
You look foolish thinking that I jump in threads just for Tmobile. I dont even have T-Mobile. Obviously, it would be up to the user to determine if they have coverage in their area/commutes. It's common sense, in which Im guessing some of you people don't have. Some people rarely leave the city. Some people get faster speeds on Tmobile HSPA+ than Verizon LTE. Some don't.
19. tyger11 (Posts: 72; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)
My $30/mo plan on T-Mo with 5GB of data disagrees strongly. Of course, I don't have many voice minutes, but I generally don't use my smartphone as a phone. :)
6. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5867; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
Even if VZW doesn't match T-Mo, this is an example of VZW having to respond to competition. There is no way Sprint/SoftBank is going to be allowed to acquire T-Mo.
7. jphillips63 (Posts: 180; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)
I'll stay with my 30.00 month unlimited.
12. wolfsaviorzx (unregistered)
same here and if they take it away I'll be going to Sprint
9. TechDork (Posts: 239; Member since: 10 May 2010)
Sooo, I can stop paying $100+ a month for 2GB & that ridiculous $40 share everything crap when it's just one line?
10. theoak (Posts: 320; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)
If I read it right ... 2GB should cost your $50 + $30 = $80.
Assuming you are on Edge.
20. promise7 (Posts: 469; Member since: 03 Jul 2013)
Is that $50 for the 2GB of data + $30 for the line access fee? Wouldn't the customer have to add in the additional monthly payment of the price of the phone?
I wasn't aware that Edge customers pay a lower $30 line access fee for phones instead of the $40 for other smartphone customers.
24. Jason78 (Posts: 66; Member since: 10 Apr 2013)
Yes, Edge customers pay less for the access fee because Verizon isn't paying for your phone. So it is $30 per smartphone + $50 for 2GB of data + taxes and fees.
That is still really expensive considering you can get AT&T unlimited talk & Text + 2.5 GB of LTE data for $45 using AT&T prepaid subsidiary AIO Wireless. That is a flat $45, the price includes all taxes and fees.
11. PapaSmurf (Posts: 8677; Member since: 14 May 2012)
They're robbing you. That's ridiculous.
23. corporateJP (Posts: 1577; Member since: 28 Nov 2009)
That's been their M.O. for some time now.
They used to be a good company, but that has severely changed over the last five or so years.
Too big for their britches now with a bunch of greedy, egomaniacal executives running the show.
Nice to see T-Mobile, lousy or not, force the big dogs to lower some pricing.
33. verizonalways1515 (Posts: 10; Member since: 07 Sep 2013)
They have a new plan that's unlimited mins and text and one gb for 60. If u go over its 15 per 500 mb. If you use your full 2 gb you'd be at 90 a month. If you don't use it all you could definitely save some more money.
15. profperez1 (Posts: 49; Member since: 08 May 2012)
Verizon is still building it's base...not loosing. Yes at a slightly slower rate. So your not going to see any real movement until they are not gaining subscribers. Most consumers are ignorant and think since they can upgrade early---it's a good deal. But it's a rip off. Verizon is out there to rip us off----for as long as they can.
16. SprintGuy26 (Posts: 66; Member since: 21 Mar 2011)
VZW the biggest rip off next to RadioShack/The Shack...
18. youlookfoolish (Posts: 124; Member since: 14 Dec 2012)
Verizon isn't playing the value game that T-Mobile and Sprint are playing.
Verizon has the largest and most mature network in the country. And the super vast majority of consumers paying for mobile services recognize that and continue to choose Verizon. Anyone who doesn't get that and thinks that T-Mobile is trendy and the cool thing to do is brag about their innovation can keep acting like fools while Verizon laughs at T-Mobile's balance sheet.
Seriously. Even Sprint has 40% more revenue than T-Mobile. T-Mobile isn't making real money and their parent wants to ditch them. The joke is on the mouth breathers who barely speak english who think that is cool. And I say this having worked for T-Mobile company owned retail within the past 3 years. They know they suck.
27. PapaSmurf (Posts: 8677; Member since: 14 May 2012)
So for the people who don't travel outside their city and enjoy fully unlimited LTE for $70 a month, they're fools? Not everyone needs the expanded coverage, so that just makes you sound like a ignorant person.
26. 14545 (Posts: 1122; Member since: 22 Nov 2011)
Lower the stupid "line access" fees. 40 dollars for ONE smartphone? Gimme a break. It should be no more than the 10 dollars it used to be. Just because the phone accesses data it does not mean it should cost more to just access that ridiculously overpriced, tiny cup of data.
28. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5867; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
Alan - if data buckets are being doubled, shouldn't 2Gb be increased to 4Gb (instead of 3Gb)?
34. Sprissy (Posts: 94; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)
So If I pay for my phone outright I get no discount.....I have the 6 gig plan... no discount there either and still 40 access fee.....VERIZON you suck!
35. Jason78 (Posts: 66; Member since: 10 Apr 2013)
Look at the second photograph. The line access fee is $30 per smartphone for plans up to 8GB and $20 per smartphone for plans over 10 GB. You save $10 per month for buying your phone outright.
37. Sprissy (Posts: 94; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)
When I looked on their site this morning it said that if you had to have the edge to get the discount....but I will look again or go into the store and ask.