1. silverfang77's Avatar
    That's when the tiered data kicks in, and according to HowardForums, it's not pretty...

    2GB $30/month
    5GB $50/month
    10GB $80/month

    Seriously... What is Verizon thinking, marketing these data hungry phones and then taking away unlimited and replacing it with low caps and high prices? This is customer abuse at its worst!

    If they really do go through with this, I'll happily return to VMUSA and select one of their new Android handsets to use. Would it be a step down from a Droid? Sure, but at least I wouldn't have to vet my data usage.
    06-20-2011 01:11 PM
  2. circustravis's Avatar
    Has anyone been able to confirm this with VZW?
    06-20-2011 01:19 PM
  3. silverfang77's Avatar
    Not sure, but multiple sites and boards are showing this, so it is true.

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    06-20-2011 01:51 PM
  4. jdbower's Avatar
    If they do away with tethering fees this is fantastic news for me, 2G is a heavy month so it'll save me $20/month.

    Of course, this is all rumor no matter how often it's repeated until it shows up on a Verizon website.
    06-20-2011 01:53 PM
  5. IAmSixNine's Avatar
    Dont worry T-Mobile still offers Unlimited Data with their plans. (fine print. Unlimited data is 2GB per month. LOL) sorry couldnt resist a jab at T-Mo unlimited limited plans.
    06-20-2011 04:41 PM
  6. silverfang77's Avatar
    Maybe will switch to VMUSA since they have Androids.

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    06-20-2011 05:04 PM
  7. circustravis's Avatar
    Looks like we'll all be grandfathered in for unlimited data. And if they try to take it away, threatening to leave for Sprint will probably work wonders.
    06-21-2011 12:30 PM
  8. silverfang77's Avatar
    Grandfathered in, for now. Eventually, we'll be forced to tiered data. I'll go back to VMUSA before I'll put up with that crap.
    06-21-2011 12:57 PM
  9. anon(58977)'s Avatar
    What about corporate plans?
    I get reimbursed so I don't care, but I still like unlimited...though I have yet to use more than a gig though will start tethering soon for my xoom car mount setup :-D
    06-29-2011 12:21 PM
  10. XoomBlogger's Avatar
    Looks like an old thread. As of September I still have my unlimited data, hope everyone else does as well.
    09-03-2011 07:44 PM
  11. silverfang77's Avatar
    I do too. However, I'm afraid VZW might pull an AT&T and start throttling unlimited users who "abuse" their unlimited accounts.
    09-03-2011 07:53 PM
  12. D2Gfan's Avatar
    I do too. However, I'm afraid VZW might pull an AT&T and start throttling unlimited users who "abuse" their unlimited accounts.
    They are already throttling the top 10% of users. Still on an Alltel plan using 4Gb a month and haven't had a problem. As long as your not trying to over do it you'll be fine.
    09-03-2011 08:31 PM
  13. silverfang77's Avatar
    What are most of those users doing anyway, streaming full-length movies on their phones? I just don't see the attraction of doing something like that. I'd rather watch a movie on my big TV screen in stereo than on a postage stamp-sized phone screen in mono.
    09-03-2011 08:43 PM