Breaking News: Verizon Aggressively Moves to Cancel High Usage Unlimited Data Plans

UPDATE: January 10th, 2016 – Verizon’s Statement on Cancelations Some large mainstream sites have started to cover the story about Verizon moving to cancel many unlimited data plans, and a few of them were able to get an official statement from Verizon. Here is what Verizon spokesperson Kelly Crummey told Ars Technica: “Because our network is a shared […]

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Verizon Crackdown on Unlimited Plans Continues: Lines Used In T1114 Routers Being Canceled

In July Verizon caused a mild panic by sending out letters to roughly 1,200 “excessive” heavy data users with out-of-contract unlimited data plans, telling them that their plans were being summarily canceled on August 31st. Verizon then moved against many gray-market providers of unauthorized rental unlimited plans, in many cases shutting down service without notice – leaving […]

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[Updated] Verizon Update: Three Way Assault Underway on Unlimited Data Plans

September 19, 2016 ALERT: Customers using their unlimited data plan in a T1114 home router have begun receiving disconnect letters from Verizon if they don’t switch to a ‘compatible plan’.  This appears to be happening even to folks in contract. We are monitoring this closely, and deep in research to learn more. We do not yet know how this […]

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Verizon Begins ‘Phase 2’ of Unlimited Data Plan Price Hikes

Verizon representatives where greeted on April 1st with a message in their InfoCenter (internal communications system) that Phase 2 of the unlimited data plan price hike would be going into effect on May 15. As word started to leak out on various sites, there was speculation as to what exactly this meant. After all, Verizon […]

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FoxFi on Verizon – Tethering Unlimited Plans Blocked or Broken?

All current Verizon phone plans include access to the Personal Hotspot feature built into iOS and Android to create a local Wi-Fi hotspot to share your cellular connection. But on older plans from before the days of shared data buckets, this feature cost extra to activate and add to your plan. In particular – the […]

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Verizon to Raise Price of Grandfathered Unlimited Plans by $20/month

Those who have acquired a coveted grandfathered unlimited data plan on Verizon have always wondered what might be coming down the pike in the future. Will the plans stay around? For how long? Verizon has never made it a secret it is fundamentally opposed to the concept of unlimited data, and even though less than […]

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Verizon Unlimited Data Plans No Longer Transferrable via AOL effective November 13

We have received reliable confirmation that Verizon representatives have been officially notified that effective November 13, Verizon is changing their Assumption of Liability (AOL) policy. Previously, whoever was assuming liability of an unlimited data plan would be able to keep the unlimited plan plan on an older style Nationwide plan. With the upcoming change, all […]

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Verizon Unlimited Plan Prices TANKING!

In the process of researching our guide to acquiring a Verizon Unlimited Data plan, I’ve spent a lot of time over the past few weeks closely watching eBay prices on these plans fluctuate. With Verizon’s announcement on October 1st that they were backing down on plans to throttle unlimited plans, I had actually been expecting […]

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Verizon Cancels Plans to Throttle “Unlimited” LTE!

Today is a big day for Verizon mobile data junkies. Not only has Verizon announced plans to double the amounts of data in many of the ‘More Everything’ plan tiers, Verizon also announced that it is backing down from plans to throttle speeds for customers who still have a grandfathered unlimited data plan. Verizon announced in July […]

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