Details for Verizon Unleashed Emerge
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Phone Line up
the 3 they have on there are not really all that good. What type of person that uses the web on THOSE phones.
Currently at the LEAST for the First Moto droid is $85 per month pre pay ($44.99 450 min, $30 for Data and $10 for 250 texts)
so any change would be welcome.
Will there be any prepaid smartphones with these plans?
$50 Unlimited Plan