Verizon adds new tier to its pre-paid line up with 2GB of high-speed data

Verizon adds new tier to its pre-paid line up with 2GB of high-speed data
After surprising the U.S. wireless industry by announcing an unlimited plan for postpaid customers last week, Verizon is about to add a new, low-cost tier to its pre-paid plans. For $40 a month, Verizon is offering pre-paid subscribers unlimited talk, text and 2GB of high-speed data. Once that amount has been consumed, the Always-On Data feature allows data to be received at 128 kbps for the remainder of the month. The 2GB prepaid plan fills a spot on the bottom of Big Red's lineup, and becomes available starting tomorrow.

This means that beginning on Tuesday, Verizon customers will be able to choose a pre-paid plan that comes with 2GB ($40 a month), 5GB ($50) or 10GB ($70) of high-speed data. Each plan includes Always-On Data, unlimited international text to more than 200 countries, and the high-speed data carry forward. The latter feature allows those who pay on time, to carry forward any leftover high-speed data to use during the following month.


Those who do not require a data plan can purchase a basic setup that includes unlimited talk and text for $30 a month. If interested in the carrier's pre-paid offerings, visit your local Verizon store, or go online and head to the carrier's website at Verizon.com.

source: Verizon

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9 Comments

1. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

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8. Highside

Posts: 197; Member since: Jan 31, 2017

How does the network access of prepaid customer compare to postpaid customers on Verizon? Is it 100% IDENTICAL???

2. DearSX

Posts: 17; Member since: Nov 12, 2015

I wish someone would offer this plan for $30 no hidden fees. Then I could take my family of the family plan and let them pay their own bill.

6. cc2400

Posts: 74; Member since: Aug 21, 2014

In about a month, Selectel will have new plans. They're switching to the verizon prepaid platform (up until now it was postpaid) so plans and prices should be better/cheaper than what you might currently see on their website

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Posts: 355; Member since: Feb 01, 2017

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Posts: 182; Member since: May 09, 2013

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5. Bernoulli

Posts: 4359; Member since: Sep 01, 2012

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