Verizon with lower 3G data plan prices

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Verizon with lower 3G data plan prices
Now that the HP Mini notebook has come, it is more than natural that Verizon might need to revise and optimize their 3G EVDO data plans. DSLReports says that the carrier is now working to increase the limit of its $40 plan from 50 MB to 250 MB. In addition, the overage charge per megabyte should soon be down to 10 cents, instead of the 25 cents you pay now. Subscribers with the $60 plan will also benefit from the changes. Their monthly limit will remain 5 GB, but the overage charge per megabyte will drop from 25 cents to 5 cents.

source: DSLReports

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9 Comments

1. The Spartan

Posts: 98; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

...Old news. I think Cheech said it best in Ghostbusters 2 when he said "Well...better late than never..."

2. Fan_of_Fanboys

Posts: 101; Member since: Nov 13, 2008

better than AT&T and Sprint offers I believe

3. timmy0305

Posts: 7; Member since: Apr 27, 2009

Actully Sprint overage charges are .05 Cents per MB over your 5Gb monthly and Sprint has offered that since they went to the 5GB plan

4. killingthemonk

Posts: 52; Member since: Feb 19, 2009

Att.com states: Additional data $0.00048/KB That works out to $0.49 a megabyte. Yes, Sprint is only $0.05 per megabyte over 5GB, but there is a reason customers are fleeing Sprint even with their very competitive pricing. AT&T and Verizon Wireless grow by over 1.5 million customers a piece last quarter. Sprint loses over 900,000. Sure, go to Sprint and get your helping of poor service topped with horrible customer service.

6. timmy0305

Posts: 7; Member since: Apr 27, 2009

actully yea Sprint may be losing customers but I am in an affilate market run by IPCS and we are gaining customers not losing customers like Sprint

7. Fan_of_Fanboys

Posts: 101; Member since: Nov 13, 2008

I stand corrected Killing

5. WKlingbeil

Posts: 215; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

I don't see how that title makes any sense, "Verizon with lower 3G data plan prices." What price is getting lower? Overage rates decreasing and the lower tiered plan increasing in allowance says nothing about prices dropping... They had my hopes up too, I thought they heard something I didn't...

8. sinfulta

Posts: 279; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

It technically is lower cause if your price plan has not changed.... Guess what your paying? The old rate. Rate plans don't just pertain to the monthy service cost, it to applies to overage as well as MB. It just so happens the monthly did not change.

9. metalpoet unregistered

i work for verizon and even i wont get an air card or anythingwith internet from verizon cuz there prices are too damn rediculous! they only offer 2 plan- 250 mb and 5 gb i would go over 250 mb but i never come close to 5gb how bout if they offered a 2 gb plan for like $35 a month and the 250 mb can be lowered to $25 a month.

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