- Oct 6, 2011
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Some Big News is coming from Verizon next week. In fact Verizon has said "going to have some fireworks next week"! In the previous statement Verizon is responding to some rumors about some big changes coming to packages. A redditer has posted an internal Verizon document which shows Carryover Data, Safety Mode, and Mexico and Canada Service details.
Carry Over data will be similar to rollover data from AT&T. You keep what you buy. If you don't use it it automagically rolls over. The unused gigs will stay with you till the end of the following month. At which point if you haven't used them you will lose them.
Safety mode is where the "return of unlimited data" comes in. This feature allows you to keep using data, but at a slower speed, if you run out of your allotted 4GLTE data. You will maintain the slower speed until you purchase more LTE data or until your next billing cycle. This is meant to keep you from getting one of those shock bills from overages.
The Mexico and Canada services allows you to carry your existing plan into those countries. You won't have to pay international roaming while in Mexico or Canada. Just use your plan as normal. Also you get unlimited calling from the US to these two countries. Of course Safety mode and international features are provided at an extra charge.
I am still holding on to my randfathered unlimited data plan with a death grip. I won't give it up until Verizon forces me to. Are any of these new features worth giving up your truely unlimited 4G LTE data? Would you pay extra for the Safety Mode to avoid overages?