Verizon will give its customers time to plan before eliminating grandfathered unlimited data plans

Verizon will give its customers time to plan before eliminating grandfathered unlimited data plans
Verizon shook up its large customer base yesterday by saying that the carrier is absolutely, positively ending the days of unlimited data. Those grandfathered unlimited users who upgrade after shared, tiered plans are launched this summer will have to start keeping a tab on how much data they are using. That's right, the days of all the data you can eat will be gone.

We're not sure if it was a matter of not reading the fine print, but a number of Verizon customers felt that they were being pressured into leaving their unlimited account immediately. Again we stress, after Big Red introduces shared, tiered data plans this summer, those that then upgrade to a new phone will be forced to turn over their unlimited data plan fan club card. But to settle down some of its subscribers, Verizon issued a statement on Thursday to let them know that they will have time to make a decision before Verizon pulls their unlimited plug.

The nation's largest carrier says that it will pass along whatever policy changes it is considering "well in advance" of the introduction of the new data plans it will offer. This will give Verizon customers plenty of time to decide what steps to take. The statement should help Verizon customers relax a little. After all, what is more scary than fear of the unknown?
source: Verizon via Phandroid

FEATURED VIDEO

Latest Stories

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use only. You can order presentation-ready copies for distribution to your colleagues, clients or customers at https://www.parsintl.com/phonearena or use the Reprints & Permissions tool that appears at the bottom of each web page. Visit https://www.parsintl.com/ for samples and additional information.
FCC OKs Cingular's purchase of AT&T Wireless