Issue#232: Android - Verizon Confirms the Obvious: No Plans to Bring Back Unlimited Data


  • AT&T recently brought back a version of their unlimited wireless data plans for smartphones. Because of this, there was some industry speculation that Verizon might consider doing the same thing to remain competitive with their large rival. Of course, most of our members know better; Verizon has always hated unlimited data, and it is unlikely to ever come back.

    Just in case that wasn't clear,...

    Verizon Confirms the Obvious: No Plans to Bring Back Unlimited Data

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