Verizon Wireless isn't the carrier you go to in order to save money. It's not the one you turn towards for friendly customer service or open devices. It's the one you use because, frankly, its network is larger than everyone else's. And starting tomorrow, you will have a little bit more choice in how much of it you use.
The carrier doesn't offer unlimited data, but it's now rolling out new tiers for people who know they tend to consume a lot of bits but don't want to pay for 20GB. A new 6GB More Everything plan will start at $70 a month (in addition to your $40 line access fee). Increments of 12GB, 14GB, and 16GB will also be available, presumably priced somewhere between $100 and $140. The existing 20GB plan goes for $150.
To entice people towards these higher rates, Verizon will let customers who sign up for 6GB or more add smartphones on Edge for only $15 (a $25 discount). This way two smartphones can share 6GB of data on Edge for $100 a month.
Today's data announcement isn't just for heavy data users. More Everything customers with smaller appetites will see the 1GB and 3GB plans boosted with an additional 1GB of data without a change in price.
You can read the full announcement below.
More Options and Even More Value Coming for MORE Everything Customers
Two Smartphone Lines on Verizon Edge, 6GB of shared data for $100 starting Feb. 5
Value comes in many different packages – big and small, clean and simple. Starting Feb. 5, both new and existing Verizon Wireless customers on MORE Everything plans will have even more ways to save and experience more value.
Beginning Thursday, Verizon’s MORE Everything plans with data allowances of 1GB to 3GB (or from $40 to $60 per month) will include 1GB of additional data for the same price. A new $70 plan with 6GB will be available. This offer will only be available for a limited amount of time.
Additionally, for a limited time customers who choose MORE Everything plans of 6GB or higher can add smartphones on Verizon Edge for only $15 a month after a $25 access discount per line. With this new promotion, the monthly service plan for an account with two smartphones on Edge and 6GB of shared data is only $100. Edge discounts are $15 per line for MORE Everything plans with data allowances of 4GB and below.
Verizon is also adding new 12GB, 14GB, and 16GB options to its MORE Everything plans for customers with greater appetites for data and all that it enables, like streaming video or sharing large files.
“Just about a year ago, Verizon Wireless expanded what customers experience with a shared data plan when we introduced MORE Everything on the best 4G LTE network,” said Nancy Clark, chief marketing officer at Verizon Wireless. “As the market leader, we are committed to delivering customers the solutions and value that make sense for their lifestyles.”
Verizon Edge allows customers to pay for their smartphone over 24 monthly installments and lets customer upgrade earlier and more often, without any upgrade or activation fees.
Additionally for a limited time, new customers who port-in their wireless number from another carrier and activate their new Verizon smartphone on Edge will receive an additional one-time $100 bill credit per qualified line.
The MORE Everything holiday promotions end on Feb. 4; and existing customers can change their plans at any time by visiting MyVerizon.