Verizon debuts new prepaid options for May 1

Verizon debuts new prepaid options for May 1

Verizon today announced some new prepaid options for consumers which are set to take effect May 1.  If you’re in the market for a new, no-contract plan from the carrier then you’ll be interested in hearing about the new offerings.  Starting tomorrow, customers can get unlimited talk, text and 1GB of 3G data for only $80 per month.  This plan will be made available on the prepaid version of the Samsung Illusion, which retails for $169.99 outright.  Initially the phone will be offered at Verizon stores and online but will expand to Best Buy, Walmart, RadioShack, and Target over the coming weeks.

In addition to the phone bundle, Verizon is also kicking off a trio of Mobile Broadband plans aimed at prepaid users.  Depending on your data needs or budget allowances, you’ll be able to choose from the following plans.

  • $15 for 250 MB of data weekly
  • $60 for 3 GB of data monthly
  • $90 for 10 GB of data monthly

VERIZON WIRELESS ANNOUNCES NEW PREPAID PLANS

Unlimited Talk, Text and 1 GB of Data Smartphone Plan for $80 per Month; First Prepaid 4G Jetpack Offers a Variety of Mobile Broadband Data Plan Options

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. – Verizon Wireless today announced the availability of a new prepaid plan beginning May 1, offering unlimited talk and text messaging, as well as 1 GB of data for $80 per month. This monthly plan, available on the prepaid Samsung Illusion™, provides customers with an affordable, flexible option to take advantage of the nation’s largest, most reliable 3G network without the commitment of an annual contract. The Samsung Illusion prepaid package will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com for $169.99. In the coming weeks, the Samsung Illusion prepaid will also be available at Best Buy®, Target®, RadioShack and Walmart.

Additionally, starting May 1, customers can purchase a prepaid Verizon Jetpack™ 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi® 4510L and take advantage of new prepaid Mobile Broadband plans. With the prepaid Jetpack, customers can now create a personal Wi-Fi cloud capable of sharing the high-speed Internet connectivity of the Verizon Wireless 4G LTE network with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices simultaneously. Prepaid 4G LTE Mobile Broadband plans are as follows:

· $15 for 250 MB of data weekly
· $60 for 3 GB of data monthly
· $90 for 10 GB of data monthly

The Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi 4510L prepaid package will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and online at www.verizonwireless.com for $129.99. In the coming weeks, it will also be available at Best Buy, RadioShack and Walmart.

From keeping in touch with friends to surfing the Web, Verizon Wireless gives customers the power and flexibility to stay connected, with no annual contract, to America’s largest and most reliable high-speed wireless network. For more information on prepaid plan offerings, visit www.verizonwireless.com/prepay.

For additional information on Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.

About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s largest 4G LTE network and largest, most reliable 3G network. The company serves 93.0 million retail customers, including 88.0 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 80,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.

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61 Comments

  1. MagicMiguel
    April 30, 16:31 Reply

    The usual from Veri$on — too fucking expensive!

  2. Zach Mayfield
    April 30, 17:18 Reply

    Am I reading this right… 250 WEEKLY?  Um who in their right mind would get that option? When you can get 1GB for $5 more a month…

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