Details for Verizon Unleashed Emerge
Verizon Wireless has published information on its web site about an unannounced service offering called Unleashed. Based on Verizon's site, Unleashed is a new pre-paid service that offers unlimited talk, text, and web for $50 per month. Daily rates are available, too. For $1.99 per day, Unleashed provides unlimited voice minutes and texts for 2 cents each. There is also a $0.99 daily offering that includes unlimited mobile-to-mobile calling, anytime voice minutes for 10 cents each, and texts for 10 cents each. Last, users can opt for per-minute and per-text rates, which are 25 cents per minute and 20 cents per text. Except for the $50 monthly plan, data is charged at an additional $0.99 per day for the $1.99, $0.99, and by-use plans. Monthly texting bundles are available for an extra $10 or $20. Unleashed is compatible with just three phones, the LG Accolade, LG Cosmos, and Pantech Caper. According to Verizon, Unleashed service is available everywhere there is Verizon Wireless network coverage, though the devices don't appear to be for sale directly from Verizon just yet.
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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