Verizon Wireless introduces two new pre-paid smartphone plans

February 1, 2013
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Verizon Wireless has officially unveiled a pair of new pre-paid smartphone plans. These new plans are available as of today and are being touted as "wallet-friendly." That being said, the plans have arrived priced at $60 and $70 per month and they each include some data along with voice and messaging.

In fact, both of the plans include unlimited calling and text messaging. The $60 plan will give the subscriber 500MB of data and the $70 plans brings the data up to 2GB. Those choosing to go this route will be on a month-to-month basis, which really just means that you will not be signing a two-year commitment.

That bit sounds sounds nice, however that means you will need to bring, or purchase a smartphone. Unfortunately, if you go the purchase route, you will need to purchase that smartphone without any of the subsidies. Verizon Wireless has several handset options to choose from including more than a few that happen to be running Android.

Of course, if the cost of a new smartphone is an issue, Verizon Wireless has reminded users that they do not necessarily need a new smartphone. They have said that "no-longer-used smartphone sitting in a drawer at home can be activated on a prepaid plan with no annual contract." Bottom line here, regardless of whether you have an old phone or decide to purchase something new -- Verizon Wireless now has two new pre-paid plans available.


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  • Rob

    You say “That being said” in almost every article you write.

  • Joe

    Still cost more than virgin mobile, and they give unlimited data

  • Captain_Doug

    If they dropped those prices by $10 and these plans included their LTE, I might consider it.