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Unlimited Data

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Is it just me, or does anyone else want unlimited data back? LoL!

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It doesn't really matter to me, but I can see how some would prefer to have it. It would just be an added expense for me.

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You do realize that unlimited data is/was cheaper than teird data packages right? I'm not sure how it would be an added expense.

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No, it's not just you.

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Actually, unlimited data was only $0.01 cheaper than 2 GB of tiered data. However since I do not have tiered data either, it is kind of irrelevant.

Last November, I had a 1400 minute Talk & Text Plan with 2 smartphones w-unlimited data packages. I also had 2 basic phones. Total monthly cost was ~$214. I upgraded the 2 basic phones to smartphones. If I were to stay on my same plan but just add 2 tiered data plans for a total of $60 additional/month, I would have been paying $274/month.

Instead I decided to go with the Share Everything plan. I currently have 4 smartphones on the Share Everything Plan and pay a total bill of $234.

$274 - $234 = $40. Adding the smartphones with tiered data would have been an ADDITIONAL EXPENSE of $40. You ARE correct that unlimited data would have been cheaper, though, than having tiered data. If I added 2 smartphones with unlimited data, I would only have had an ADDITIONAL EXPENSE of $39.98. So in retrospect, I guess the unlimited data WOULD have been SLIGHTLY better. However, since I don't have tiered data OR unlimited data, I am able to SAVE $40/month with the same equipment. THAT is how the unlimited data would have been an added expense, at least for me.

Keep in mind, not everyone has the same usage patterns. Everyone should ALWAYS see which plan is the best fit for their own situation.Smiley Happy

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Also keep in mind that I could ADD an additional 8 GB of shared data to my plan and STILL be paying less than I would have been had I added the same 2 smartphones with tiered data.

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As soon and you explain the technology in which Verizon can offer unlimited 4G data with just 10 MHz download and 10 MHz upload I might side with you.

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No it's not just you.  Actually I still have unlimited data and I will not upgrade my phone due to their new restrictions.  I have been with Verizon for well over 12 years and unfortunately their customer service is not what it use to be.  My contract is about to expire and I have received many texts regarding upgrading (for a $30 upgrade fee).  Didn't use to have to pay an upgrade fee before and I would be losing my unlimited data plan as well!  Not interested.  I'm seriously considering moving on to another company where I could get comparable service and devices but for a lot less money.  I have always been ok with paying more for my service than other people I know because I always felt their service was the best....however I can no longer say that is the case Smiley Sad  And in this struggling economy I fail to see why I should pay premium monies towards sub par service. They have no consideration for their loyal customers!

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Maxcee72, I praise GOD for you. Your one of the very first person to truly understand the point I'm trying to make. Most of everyone on here is jumping to Verizon's defense. Thank you for sharing your story and I hope it doesn't go unnoticed.