Verizon announces prepaid 4G LTE for July 17
Verizon Wireless announced today that its prepaid customers will indeed get access to 4G LTE data. Just as it leaked couple of times in the last two weeks, Verizon announces prepaid 4G LTE for July 17. The carrier will be allowing 4G LTE data with its prepaid ALLSET plans.
ALLSET plan for smartphones includes unlimited talk, text and 500 MB of data plus unlimited texting to Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico for $45 per month. For a limited time, Verizon doubles data allotment giving customers 1GB of 4G LTE data per month if they enroll to Auto Pay. Also, customers will be able to add another 500 MB for $5.
Apart from promotion, Verizon prepaid customers will be able to add more 4G LTE data whenever they need with Bridge Data add-ons. There are two options, 1 GB of data for $10 and 3 GB of data for $20, and both expire after 90 days.
Regarding handsets that can be used with Verizon prepaid 4G LTE service, carrier confirms the rumor that customers can bring their own 4G LTE handset and adds that those that are XLTE-capable are allowed as well. Verizon’s XLTE network provides double the 4G LTE bandwidth and faster peak data speeds in markets where available.
Besides BYOD, Verizon prepaid customer will be able to purchase new phones as Motorola Moto X, Samsung Galaxy S 4, Galaxy S 5 and HTC One and activate it with ALLSET 4G LTE service plan. Also, the LG Lucid 3 and LG G2 will be available with prepaid service for $149.99 and $299.99, respectively in stores and at the carrier’s website for a limited time. And since Verizon prepaid ALLSET plans come with a mobile hotspot support, customers will be able to connect to other Wi-Fi-enabled devices as well and share their 4G LTE data allotment.
Source: Verizon Wireless