Verizon to offer prepaid plan for BlackBerry devices?

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Verizon to offer prepaid plan for BlackBerry devices?
According to a tipster for Berry Scoop who has been "dead on" in the past, Verizon is about to offer a prepaid plan for certain BlackBerry devices. The plan is expected to start sometime in the next 90 days and will add $35 a month onto the cost of the voice plan. Unfortunately, we don't know which handsets will be included. As we reported yesterday, Boost Mobile has recently started a prepaid plan for the BlackBerry Curve with the phone costing $249 and a package of $60 per month covering unlimited voice and data.

source: BerryScoop



1. DonLouie

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 22, 2008

Metro and Boost will be a much better deal compared to inPulse especially with the new price tiers


Posts: 158; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Dude inPulse? We stopped selling inPulse plans a little over a year ago and we just launched our new monthly prepay plans a week ago. Keep up man. Everyone is entitled to their opinion but alteast try to base it on accurate information.

9. DonLouie

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 22, 2008

inPulse or whatever it's called now is expensive w/o the $35 data plan.

2. YoJerms1977

Posts: 15; Member since: Jan 26, 2010

This really pisses me off. I just returned the Boost Mobile BB because I didn't get that good of coverage where I live and I paid out over $300 for the TMOBILE BB complete kit (Prepaid offered by best buy only). I wanted Verizon because their coverage is awesome in my area and now I read this crap!

8. corporateJP

Posts: 2458; Member since: Nov 28, 2009

LOL. Go pay the deposit and get a contract.

3. rwolf1984

Posts: 536; Member since: Jun 06, 2009

VZW is a better network. If you want a prepaid smartphone solution that includes free VZW to VZW calling + VZW's fast reliable 3G data this is for you. No doubt about this, this is a Sprint/Boost killer.

4. YoJerms1977

Posts: 15; Member since: Jan 26, 2010

Unlimited everything prices Boost $60/month flat fee TMO $80 + $5 control charge + taxes= Around $93/month VZW $94 + $30= Around $125/month But, for reliable network coverage is worth the extra $$$ I guess. Unless, VZW has a "prepaid coverage" map that is different from the regular coverage map. Most Carriers do except TMO. The Complete BB Plan with TMO is actually considered flexpay instead of prepay.

6. vzwtechbill

Posts: 175; Member since: Mar 16, 2009 Click the Prepaid button in bottom right. It is a diff map, but other than a few roaming areas, don't see a lot of major differences

7. Arielnyc2006 unregistered

Yea I used to have Verizon prepaid and they had pretty good coverage.

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