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Verizon to Introduce Tiered and Family Data Plans

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May 19, 2011, 12:36 PM


They are going to get rid of unlimited data and give everyone a cap limit so they can get the extra charges. This is a way to tone down the data connections in the network. better grab a unlimited data package while you can. I seen this coming a long ways. The world evolves around data and thats a money maker.
They announced they were doing it like a year ago and held off just for the iPhone 4 release. This isn't new news, just a slow news day.
Hmm, maybe your right about getting in now. Perhaps I should go to Amazon and get the Droid Charge. Is Verizon offering free unlimited 4G hospot wig the Droid Charge?
"They are going to get rid of unlimited data and give everyone a cap limit so they can get the extra charges."

And you just proved you know NOTHING about how the wireless business works.

Here's the real truth: banwidth is a finite resource, th...
You're on the right path...but...and yes there is a but here, there is not really such a thing as "unlimited data". There is only so much spectrum and bandwith out there to go around thanks to our lovely Nazi Leaders...the FCC Smile

Though at the same...
I have four Android smartphones on my account and between the lot of us we consume about 3 to 4 Gigs of cellular data per month- yet I'm paying $120.00 for four data packages!

That's $30 to $40 a gig! Talk about a rip off! I have Wi-Fi everywhere...

May 20, 2011, 6:29 AM

I like it

I like the family shared data plan idea. My family rarely uses more than 1 Gig between the three of us per month. We are almost always connected to WiFi, so why use 3G? If the tiered plans are more cost effective for us non power users, I am all for this.
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