Verizon Wireless has the largest and most reliable network of all major carriers in the U.S., which makes Verizon MVNOs highly desirable option. Verizon uses CDMA technology, which means that a phone swapping is not as easy as with GSM-based phones if customers are not happy with service or the phone itself. Read more
Verizon Wireless has started offering a new promotion for customers who switch to their prepaid service. Those who port their phone number from a ‘wrong network’ (another carrier) to a smartphone plan will get a $75 credit. Verizon switcher promotion will be available until March 31, 2016. Read more
Verizon Wireless today introduced the LG Optimus Zone 3, a new affordable smartphone for its prepaid lineup. The phone is a third in a row of Zone smartphones offered by this carrier; original Zone in June 2013 and the Zone 2 in April 2014. Verizon Prepaid LG Optimus Zone 3 is a 4G LTE smartphone with Lollipop OS that’s available from today for $69.99. Read more
Verizon Wireless has done a great thing for iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S owners. According to a user on Apple Forum, Verizon unlocked all iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S smartphones for domestic and international use. Since iPhone 4 is not a global phone meaning that it’s not a dual-mode, compatible with CDMA and GSM networks, it’s unlocked only for domestic use. However, iPhone 4S is a dual-mode smartphone and therefore is unlocked for both domestic and international use, including the use with US GSM networks, AT&T’s and T-Mobile’s. Read more
In the late August 2014, all prepaid news portals and blogs were buzzing about the unofficial rumor that Verizon MVNOs will soon get access to LTE. Actually, rumor started a bit earlier, on July 17, 2014, when Verizon Wireless announced availability of LTE on its prepaid Allset service plans. Since then, only one Verizon MVNO, Page Plus Cellular launched much-awaited LTE in October 2014. For other MVNOs including Selectel Wireless 4G LTE is still not available. There is no official info from the carrier about this subject. Read more
UPDATE: Customers get 1GB of bonus data on the $60 and $45 plans when on auto pay instead of 500MB.
ORIGINAL: Prepaid division of Verizon Wireless will be adding a new $60 monthly smartphone plan, according to a source of Phandroid. The new $60 monthly plan will include unlimited talk, unlimited text, 2.5 GB of high speed data and unlimited text to Canada, Mexico & Puerto Rico. Besides Verizon prepaid launching a new plan, its feature phone plans will be changed as well. Read more
This week, starting March 15, 2015, Verizon prepaid phones on sale can be found on Amazon.com, BestBuy, Radio Shack, Target and Verizon’s website. Amazon.com andVerizon’s website offer free shipping, BestBuy offers free shipping on orders over $25 while RadioShack charges it $6.99 unless otherwise indicated. Also, RadioShack offers free ground shipping on orders over $50 and free ship to store. Walmart offers free shipping on orders over $50, $4.97 otherwise and free ship to store. Target offers free shipping on orders over $50.
Verizon prepaid has increased data allotment on its $45 ALLSET smartphone plan. The $45 plan now includes 1 GB of data instead of previous 500 MB. However, customers who enroll in Auto Pay will get additional 500 MB of data which makes their data allotment 1.5 GB of high speed data for $45 per month. This plan also includes unlimited talk, unlimited text and picture messaging and unlimited text to Canada, Mexico & Puerto Rico. Read more
Verizon MVNO Page Plus Cellular has informed its dealers yesterday that beginning January 15, 2015, it will stop activating non-Verizon phones. This change in a Phone Activation Policy has been expected as other Verizon MVNOs as Selectel Wireless have been affected since July. Currently, Page Plus can activate phones from any CDMA-based carrier (Sprint, MetroPCS, old Cricket …) with its prepaid service but from January 15, 2015, Page Plus will be able to activate only its own phones and Verizon postpaid phones. Read more