I you are using the unlimited data plan on offer from Verizon then there is some bad news for you. Verizon has announced that it will be increasing the price of this unlimited data plan by $20 a month. The increase in the price is all set to come into effect from November 15 this year.
The increase in the price of the unlimited data plan will be affecting all users who are using the old unlimited data plan offered by Verizon. Any customer who is not contracted with the carrier is excluded from this price hike. Those customers who are contracted with Verizon will see an increase in the unlimited data plan rate by $20 till their two year agreement with the company is up for renewal.
Verizon is looking to offer the hugest quality services for its customers and to improve its network performance. It is to be noted that Verizon is not taking care of the unlimited data plan offered on the network as it has stopped the service to new customers from 2011. Now, there are just 1% of the Verizon users who are using the unlimited data plan offered by the company.
The price of the unlimited data plan has increased from $29.99 to $49.99 per month with this announced hike. Verizon is looking forward to more customers making use of the monthly data plans on offer that comes with a data limit. The corporate and the government agencies that are using the Verizon unlimited data plan will not have to suffer from this increase in the price of the data plan.
It was on October 16th that Verizon’s rival Sprint had announced an increase in the price of its unlimited data plans from $10 a month. Now, Verizon has followed suit and announced the price hike of its unlimited data plan. The Sprint’s unlimited data plan costs the user $70 a month that includes talk, text as well as data usage. The unlimited data plan offered by Verizon has been just $49.99, but it does not include text messaging and the voice call costs.
The data plan charges are increasing now and this could be a burden on the users. There is a steep increase in the data usage among consumers and Verizon is increasing the price of the unlimited data plan to offset the escalating prices to offer the unlimited data to their customers.