Verizon likely to implement tiered data plans later this year

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  1. rustynail09

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    What Are Verizon Wireless' Rights to Limit or End Service or End this Agreement?
    We can, without notice, limit, suspend or end your Service or any agreement with you for any good cause, including, but not limited to: (1) if you: (a) breach this agreement; (b) resell your Service; (c) use your Service for any illegal purpose, including use that violates trade and economic sanctions and prohibitions promulgated by any U.S. governmental agency; (d) install, deploy or use any regeneration equipment or similar mechanism (for example, a repeater) to originate, amplify, enhance, retransmit or regenerate an RF signal without our permission;{This would be tethering via wifi} (e) steal from or lie to us; or, if you're a Postpay customer, (f) pay late more than once in any 12 months; (g) incur charges larger than a required deposit or billing limit, or materially in excess of your monthly access charges (even if we haven't yet billed the charges); (h) provide credit information we can't verify; or (i) are unable to pay us or go bankrupt; or (2) if you, any user of your device or any account manager on your account: (a) threaten, harass, or use vulgar and/or inappropriate language toward our representatives; (b) interfere with our operations; (c) "spam," or engage in other abusive messaging or calling; (d) modify your device from its manufacturer's specifications; or (e) use your Service in a way that negatively affects our network or other customers. We can also temporarily limit your Service for any operational or governmental reason.

    Just a few areas that Rooting your phone Technically voids your verizon contract.... so yes, it does!
     
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    you also gotta remember that it is now illegal for companies to throttle bandwidth no matter what the cause. if you look it up on the internet they are not allowed to throttle bandwidth so really its a good idea in theory but unfortunately it would not work. :motdroidhoriz:
     
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    I regularly go to 4-5gb a month on my droid. I listen to online radio services at work and now with sirius/xm app and mlb it just keeps going up.

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    Yea... I hate it when things get promulgated... lol

    But this could be a good thing, as others said.. I know the $30 data plan was a shock to me when I got the droid, so maybe now we will have some cheaper options..
     
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    I thought I read that VZW wasn't going to do this until LTE rolled out. That they weren't going to implement it on 3g.
     
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    3G will remain unlimited, so i won't be worrying about this until I upgrade to a 4G LTE device. Even then, i don't tether and install roms straight from my SD card, so reaching 2gigs would actually be a chore for me.
     
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    It says they will implement it when lte rolls out..
     
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    Yea, on LTE. I don't believe it mentioned 3g being capped. I could be mistaken however.
     
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    Oh yea, your right.. I dont think they will do anything to 3G, it would probably be the equivalent of corporate suicide..
     
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    This is totally weak. I use on average 8gigs a month.

    Stupid Verizon, Pretty soon it'll cost $100 a motnh for a single frickin phone.
     
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    What I was thinking. Plus.... VZW 3g doesn't suffer from congestion like AT&T so a cap wouldn't be looked at to help the data usage, more to make money. Which as you stated, I believe to be suicide.

    However, once LTE rolls out, it's a different ball game, they can set it however they like. I can see their point. And it's not like VZW is being as cut throat about a cap as AT&T is. VZW is still keeping the customer in mind. I think it'll be alright.
     
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    Well, I dont remember what I paid for monthly phone service before cell phones, but I had verizon. I'm thinking that for those who just use their mobile phones and dont have 'home lines' anymore, its probably gotta be close to what a monthly phone bill was before we had cell phones, but now that Im thinking about it, $30-40 a month seems vaguely familiar for some reason so I may be way off on this.. so I dunno lol