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Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Prepaid Plans

posted by Admin 6:41 PM
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Verizon is bringing LTE service to its AllSet prepaid plans. Rumors of the plans getting LTE were first reported earlier this month by the blog Droid Life. The plans are for feature pones and smartphones, with the cheapest prepaid smartphone plan starting at $45 per month for unlimited voice and texting and 500 MB of data.
And with BRIDGE DATA, customers can customize their usage allowances by adding data to their account whenever they want. Any unused data from the current monthly cycle will move to the next, so customers pay for what they need without extra fees or overcharge charges.

BRIDGE DATA options include:

1 GB for $10 with 90-day expiration
3 GB for $20 with 90-day expiration

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Viva Movil a year later

posted by Admin 7:11 AM
Sunday, July 6, 2014

A year later, though, the buzz is gone for Viva Movil.

Lopez unveiled Viva along with then-Verizon Wireless Chief Operating Officer Marni Walden in May 2013 at the end of a painfully uneventful wireless trade show. Draped in a chic, slinky white dress, Lopez stood in front of a giant display and flashing lights talking about the opportunity she saw in catering to the Hispanic market with family-friendly stores, more attentive services, and — of course — J-Lo-inspired smartphone cases.

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Viva Movil

Jennifer Lopez

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Verizon Wireless will bring LTE data access to its prepaid customers for the first time on July 17, according to a report from Droid Life. Verizon has up until now limited its prepaid customers to its 3G CDMA network. Let the LTE prepaid wars begin!

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Verizon revamps prepaid wireless offer with new AllSet plans

posted by Admin 6:40 AM
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Verizon Wireless has simplified its prepaid pricing options and made the offer more flexible.
Instead of offering different tiers of service, Verizon now offers prepaid smartphone customers a single $45 a month plan that comes with unlimited voice minutes and text messaging plus 500MB of data. Customers who want more than 500MB of data can add it a la carte.
You can also now use 4G LTE smartphones on the new prepaid plans but they will only still work 3G.

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Best Phone Plans: AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile Compared

posted by Admin 1:25 PM
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Smartphone wireless plans didn’t used to be so complicated. You handed over about $200 for the phone, tried to get by with the minimum amount of voice, text and data — most carriers charged about $70 per month — and paid a little extra if you  needed more.Now, carriers want you to figure out exactly how much data you’ll use, down to the gigabyte. Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile would also like you to stop paying up-front for a subsidized phone and instead pay the full price in monthly installments. In exchange, they’ll give you cheaper service, and may even let you upgrade to a new phone more often. But the discount you actually get depends on which carrier you’re on, how much data you’re using and how many people are on your family plan.

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Free Phones from Verizon Wireless! New 2yr activation req’d


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Foxfi has fixed their app

posted by Admin 1:52 PM
Friday, May 31, 2013

I currently use Foxfi and PDAnet hotspot application on my Droid Razr and my HTC DNA and it works great. I am grandfathered in with unlimited data so it allows me to use Netflix, YouTube and Pandora with my tablet with no problem. I currently user 30+ gigabytes a month on my smartphone.The app did not work with Jellybean but had a update which fixed the issue.

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Share Everything Plan Verizon Wireless

posted by Admin 10:39 AM
Tuesday, December 11, 2012

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What to expect?

The iPhone will have a bigger screen 4 inches.

A better camera with noise reduction and better low light functions. You will also be able to paste pictures together for a panoramic view.

New navigation that will give voice turn by turn directions. Apple is moving away from Google maps and hosting their own navigation.

4G LTE technology which will make web browsing, video and music streaming much faster. The iPhone won’t let you talk and surf the web like other 4G phones on Verizon Wireless.

Pricing is $199.99 for the 16GB, $299.99 for the 32GB and $399.99 for the 64GB.

Contact me to reserve a Verizon Wireless 4G LTE new iPhone. Reserve the new iPhone here!

The Apple iPhone press release from the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Verizon data widget must press for usage details

posted by Admin 4:43 AM
Sunday, August 5, 2012

I use the data widget on my Droid Bionic not because I need to monitor my data (I have unlimited data) but to understand what my clients would experience using the widget. What I notice is the widget does not update itself anymore, you must press the widget to get your correct usage details. This was not so until the recent updates. Before the update the widget would tell you your data usage just by looking at it but now you have to press the widget and the widget logs itself into your myverizon account and gives you your current usage including minutes, data, text and billing information.

So remember you must press the widget to get updated usage information and this will work on all plans including the new shared data plans.

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Verizon to Allow Third-Party Tethering Apps on Android Phones

posted by Admin 7:42 AM
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

I have been using an application called Foxfi from the Google Play store for my hotspot. It is a free application and does not require any technical background to use. The app is very simple to use and works great. I also pay for the Verizon hotspots feature so I could test the performance of both and it seems I get better service from the free application Foxfi. Read the ruling by the FCC

Verizon Wireless response.” We still offer Mobile Broadband Connect, and the fee applies to customers using unlimited data plans. If a usage-based customer wants to subscribe, or continue to subscribe, to Mobile Broadband Connect, they can do so. They get both a high-quality robust tethering app and additional data allowances. On the other hand, a usage-based customer that wishes to tether other devices but does not wish to subscribe to Mobile Broadband Connect can cancel the service, purchase or obtain a third-party tethering application, and simply pay for the additional data usage”.

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