[Updated] Verizon Plans To Eliminate 'Grandfathered' 3G Unlimited Data Plans

Discussion in 'Android News' started by dgstorm, May 16, 2012.

  1. npro1464

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    I feel another Facebook bomb coming... :icon_wink:
     
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    You made me think of something.

    I'm on a "special" vzw promo plan. The 9.99/month/line unlimited data plan. I wonder if they'd take it away. Since if I'm not mistaken they're still giving it to people.
     
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    Now I'm looking into making my Rezound on Sprint! VZW has turned to nothing but greed over the past few years, they like to compare them selves to AT&T but the "grandfathered" data users still get to keep there unlimited plan! Man this really ticks me off!
     
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    "That is beneficial to us." Isn't the number one thing supposed to be the customer? What ever happen to that?
     
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    You could always use your BIONIC on AT&T :)
     
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    Unfortunately with each passing year it seems to be less about the customer. This can be said with a bunch of other big name companies as well
     
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    Could not have said it better!

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    You know this isn't Verizon's fault. This is either the Rep selling you something they could not promise or you being ignorant enough to believe that they were going to let you keep unlimited forever. Quit whining.

    For myself, it just means when my contracts are up I will actually do a little more shopping.

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    A contract is a contract & if it locks us into Verizon for 2 years @ said price for a specific service (unlimited data) than they are locked into giving you unlimited data until the contract is up.
    The only way they can get you off the contract is if you agree or when it expires.
    So you are good until your contract is up but after that they will be coming for you & that would be the time to use your negotiating skills & loyalty to see if you can keep unlimited data.

    Never hurts to ask !!!!
     
  10. Trusstopher

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    Let's keep this discussion about VZW and the news story and not about our opinions of each other.
     
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    Well I do believe there is something in the tos that says Verizon reserves the right to cancel/void the contact at any time, so maybe they will force people to switch by voiding their contracts
     
  12. Trusstopher

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    But a voided contract means neither of you are under contract any more which means they can no longer impose an early termination fee. I would happily accept a voided contract and go to a month-by-month on my G-Nex until I switched to another carrier for the Galaxy SIII or the PadFone.... or maybe even for a Note.
     
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