Tiered Data Headed to Verizon this Summer
Speaking during an investor webcast, Verizon Wireless CFO Fran Shammo said that Verizon will implement tiered data pricing for iPhone and other smartphone customers by this summer. Verizon said it initially offered iPhone users unlimited data for $30/month because it didn't want to dissuade customers from buying the iPhone. Shammo said that Verizon is still evaluating data pricing models and will announce them at a later time.
Verizon Says No Data Rollover Programs In Its Future
Verizon Wireless will not follow AT&T and T-Mobile's data rollover programs with one of its own. "We're a leader, not a follower," said Verizon CFO Fran Shammo.
Verizon's Mobile Video Offering to Be Partially Supported
Verizon Wireless is preparing to release an over-the-top mobile video service this summer and it will be supported by sponsored data. This means Verizon's wireless customers will be able to enjoy at least some of the programming without it counting against their monthly data bundle.
Verizon's Sponsored Video Content Goes Live This Week
Verizon Wireless customers will be able to watch go90 video content for free beginning this week, according to CFO Fran Shammo. Verizon first said it would zero-rate the go90 video content early last month thanks to support from its FreeBee Data 360 sponsored data service.
FCC Chairman Not Pleased with Verizon's Plans to Throttle Users
Tom Wheeler, head of the FCC, is questioning Verizon Wireless' intent to begin throttling the speeds of its legacy unlimited LTE 4G data customers. Verizon announced the policy change July 25, suggesting it is to help manage its network in congested areas.
Wtf are u serious
Tiered data is for loser! Enjoying my Sprint unlimited data all day long.
No seriously though, this guy has some serious problems.
I may not be the guy everyone agrees with all the time, but wow...
If there are absolutely no people on the forum that agree with you, maybe it's time to take a step back and c...
I am glad to read about your un-dying love for Sprint. Honestly I don't think they knew you cared so much. However, your obsession is bordering on stalker, and while they are mildly flattered, they're also creeped out.
So this le...
They didnt wanna dissuade buyers? Oh lemme guess they want to piss buyers off who now have to pay for tiered data. Those are the schemes verizon plans I just hate the company for. Oh lets just lock in X amount of c
Verizon Wireless - We Never Lube You First
but to be honest all the major carriers are doing this kind of crap in one way or another
We are the exception, not the norm.
As such, the general perspectives offered on this forum are of very, very little value to the decision-makers i...
Freedom of Choice
It was accurately stated in this forum that as a rule of thumb smartphone users consume up to 10 times the data of a standard handset and until NOW smart phone users have been able to fly under the radar with unlimited plans intended for mid to lower capable units for minimal charges. Now with the recent and by recent I'm saying within the last 18 months smart phone boom. Devices are more data centric than ever before and more people have them as opposed to standard handsets and ALL THE CARRIERS are feeling the pressure to not only maintain their network but expand for future growth.
Its not that it cost significantly mor...
Nice job on the article link, PhoneScoop
Anybody feel tricked?
But now that you already got one..........
But now that you already have one, we thought, hey why not make you pay more money
who coulda seen this coming?
i can't believe how dumb most consumers are.
What industry do you work in?
I find it pretty easy to believe how dumb consumers are.
If they would match the 250 MB for $15 I could score on AT&T, I'd be all over that.
I don't mind tiered pricing, as long as the bottom tier is in the 250 to 300 range.
Sent from my Epic over 4g,