Unlimited data on Verizon going away by the end of the year!

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid Bionic' started by spudland, May 31, 2013.

  1. bkdodger

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    I definitely don't want to be wifi dependant.. We shall cross that bridge when the times comes.. Most reception is good here in NY (well I hear complaints from Sprint people).. I've had a Verizon phone since it was analog...

    I guess if I switch back to this one I don't have to worry right? Low on data usage.. Hehe

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    Yea it is appealing.. until you read the fine print. Very limited 4g locations and they need to rely on other carriers. Trust me, I was considering it myself..
     
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    But they're rolling out a bunch of new locations...they don't look like much now, but next year I think they'll look a lot better...at least I'm hoping :)
     
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    And on average I barely use 2 gigs, so it's really a case of YMMV.
     
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    I still have mine! Lol battery life sucks though. I'd abandon post also. Not before moving my two upgrades on to my dummy lines and getting a HTC one and maybe a moto X.



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    By then there should be no one under contract with unlimited. Unlimited ended July 6 or 7, 2011. I know this because I bought a phone the day before the unlimited plan ended back then. Anyone that has upgraded or opened a new like since then would be on a share plan.
     
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    I never thought I would give up unlimited data. But the numbers and usage did not work for me. Wife and I use about 6gbs/month. With her corporate discount, it just didn't make sense to keep unlimited. Been through two billing cycles. First one I pushed hard to use 6gbs and just about got there. Last month I left a gig on the table. Things might be different once my wife is also on a lte device. She is on WiFi at home w/her i4s.

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    There was a "trick" to getting unlimited in late 2011. I got my Bionic in November, with 4 gigs of data via the double data promo. This was my first smart phone, coming from a feature phone, and unlimited data was no longer an option when upgrading. If you signed up for mobile hotspot through Verizon with a LTE phone, it defaulted you to unlimited data. Then you could cancel the hotspot feature, leaving unlimited data intact. I still have my bionic and my unlimited data for now, my contract is up in November.
     
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    When I got my Bionic on Sept 12, 2011, I upgraded from my OG Droid. My unlimited plan from that went to the Bionic. I understand when I leave my Bionic that will change.
     
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    Cloud storage should be "backup" storage onlu.. Not in place of your sd card!
    Why redownload over and over something you could store locally?

    They are hoping they can do away with sd cards and create a cash machine on the cloud .... Yea right... Don't think so.

    Another reason I don't like apple.

    Alan.. Sent with GS4
     
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    This is strictly rumor. Even if true, why would I jump to TM or Sprint when they have absolutely ZERO coverage in my building at work, where I go between 3G and 1X on my VZW phone. Unlimited data would be awesome if it were available when I'd use it 40+ hours a week. I use my data at work because we are blocked from all internet sites on our work computers not tied into our job.
     
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    as it stands now, you wouldnt loose your unlimited data if you buy a new phone out right instead of using an upgrade. they cant force you into the new contract if you dont use an upgrade.

    as it stands now....
     
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