Verizon Wireless has increased the amount of data included with its $45 Allset prepaid smartphone plan from 500 Mb to 1 GB. The plan also comes with unlimited domestic voice minutes, texts and MMS as well as unlimited texts to Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
ALLSET customers using auto pay get a bonus of 500 MB of extra data per month bringing the total data to 1.5 GB per month. Verizon charges taxes averaging about 10% in most states for payments, including auto pay, made directly to Verizon.
While Verizon MVNOs offer more data for the money, with Allset has unthrotlled LTE. MVNOs either don't offer LTE or throttle it to 5 Mbps or less. Verizon also allows Allset customers to use their phone as a WiFi hotspot at no extra charge.
For additional data users can add one of the "BRIDGE DATA" add-ons:
- $5 - 500 MB good for 30 days
- $10 - 1 GB good for 90 days
- $20 - 3 GB good for 90 days
Update 1/21: Verizon has issued a press release announcing and confirming the data increase.
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