• Verizon splitting current unlimited plan into two new plans

    2 monthes ago - By PhoneDog

    Six months after bringing back unlimited data , Verizon has announced that it's making some major changes to its unlimited offering.
    Starting tomorrow, August 23rd, Verizon's unlimited plan will be split into two unlimited plans . Go Unlimited is the first, and it'll cost $75 per month for one line, $65 per line per month for two lines, $50 per line per month for three lines, and $40 per line per month for four or more lines.
    Go Unlimited offers unlimited 4G LTE data, but your data may be slowed during times of network congestion. Also included is 480p video streaming on phones and 720p...
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  • Verizon's always-on throttling is an afront to customers and net neutrality

    Verizon's always-on throttling is an afront to customers and net neutrality

    2 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Well, it was nice while it lasted. Today, Verizon announced it was doing away with its simple and fair unlimited wireless data plan and complicating things by instead offering three plans. Two of those cost more, and a...
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  • Report: Verizon Smartphone Video Streams Capped at 720p

    2 monthes ago - By PCMag

    These new video throttling rules will affect all customers, not just those on an unlimited plan.
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  • Verizon Makes Unlimited Plans Pricier, More Complicated

    2 monthes ago - By Phone Scoop

    Verizon today revealed revamped unlimited plans that aren't nearly as attractive as last month's plans. The standard Unlimited plan now costs $85/month instead of $80/month, and has been renamed "Beyond Unlimited". It offers unlimited calls, texts, and full-speed 4G LTE data up to 22 GB, after which data speed may be limited on busy towers. The plan includes HD video, but HD video on phones is now limited to 720p resolution, even for customers with older plans that did not previously limit video. (Tablets and laptops are allowed video at 1080p.) The plan also includes 15 GB of mobile...
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  • Verizon will start throttling smartphone video to 480p or 720p

    Verizon will start throttling smartphone video to 480p or 720p

    2 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    Verizon's unlimited plans are about to get a lot less unlimited. On August 23, the carrier will begin throttling video streams on its network to lower resolutions for existing and new customers.
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  • Verizon to start limiting video resolution on all plans

    2 monthes ago - By Talk Android

    At the beginning of August, OpenSignal released results of their latest analysis of how the major carrier networks were performing. One of the key takeaways from that was the fact that Verizon and AT&T's switch to unlimited plans earlier in the year was having a negative impact on their networks. For Verizon, it appears their [...]
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  • Verizon just announced new unlimited plans, with some good news - and some bad news

    Verizon just announced new unlimited plans, with some good news - and some bad news

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Verizon has three new unlimited plans that will replace its single unlimited plan introduced in February.
    The basic version of the new plan is cheaper, but comes with more restrictions in data speeds and video streaming resolution.
    Customers with grandfathered unlimited plans will be affected, and might as well switch over to the new plans.
    Verizon announced three new "unlimited" data plans on Tuesday, which will go into effect on Wednesday, according to CNET .
    The good news is that the most basic version, called "Go Unlimited" costs $5 per-month less than the original and...
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  • Verizon tweaks prices, cuts video quality on unlimited plans

    2 monthes ago - By Phys.org

    Verizon is raising the price of its unlimited plan while introducing a slightly cheaper, more limited version as wireless carriers battle each other for customers.
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  • New Verizon unlimited plans are going to kill consumer goodwill

    New Verizon unlimited plans are going to kill consumer goodwill

    2 monthes ago - By SlashGear

    Back in February, Verizon surprised everyone by announcing that it would begin offering a new unlimited plan. This set off something of a competition between the big four carriers in the US, and at the end of it all, Verizon came out on top with an unlimited plan that was surprisingly good. Today, Verizon is throwing a lot of that...
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  • Verizon launches cheaper unlimited plan to compete with rivals

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    NEW YORK - Verizon Communications Inc said on Tuesday that it was introducing a cheaper unlimited mobile data plan with some limits as it tries to lure customers away from rival wireless carriers.
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  • Verizon muddles its unlimited plan, will begin throttling all video

    Verizon muddles its unlimited plan, will begin throttling all video

    2 monthes ago - By Android Central

    Video throttling is back for all Verizon subscribers, and it seems here to stay.
    Back in February, Verizon rolled out a decent new unlimited plan, saying that mobile videos would be presented at the quality the services offered them at. Today, alongside the announcement of new unlimited plans, it has gone back on that, saying that video will indeed be throttled to 720p for most customers, and in some cases to 480p, starting August 23. Some users started noticing the throttling last month when streaming Netflix or YouTube , and now it's confirmed that the big red carrier will indeed be...
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  • Verizon goes all in on video throttling, killing off 1080p on smartphones

    Verizon goes all in on video throttling, killing off 1080p on smartphones

    2 monthes ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    Welcome to the new normal. On Tuesday morning, Verizon announced that it would be splitting its unlimited data plan into three new plans with some unfortunate caveats. Go Unlimited is the first plan, starting at $75 for a single line, but subscribers could experience reduced speeds any time the network is congested. Up next is the Beyond Unlimited plan, which starts at $85 and only reduces data speeds after the customer has exceeded 22GB. There's also a new Business Unlimited plan that will allow employers to buy unlimited data for as many employees as they want.
    But those aren't the...
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  • Verizon's new unlimited plans throttle video all the time

    2 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Verizon's revival of the unlimited data plan was supposed to be a good thing: it was bringing back worry-free service that let you use your smartphone as much as you like. Unfortunately, the carrier is making things complicated again. In the wake of...
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  • Verizon throttles video for good with its not-so-unlimited plan

    Verizon throttles video for good with its not-so-unlimited plan

    2 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    It turns out that providing unlimited data is quite expensive. Ars Technica spotted that Verizon is revamping its plans and now sells you two kinds of unlimited data - Go Unlimited and Beyond Unlimited. (Disclosure: Verizon owns Oath, which owns TechCrunch.) And the biggest change is probably that mobile video is now capped at a maximum resolution of 480p. You won't be able to...
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