Verizon to double data amounts for 4G smartphones
To tie in with the carrier’s impending Droid Razr launch on 11:11 a.m. on 11/11/11–aka Friday–Verizon Wireless will launch a promotion that doubles the amount of monthly data allotment for 4G smartphone owners.
Starting Tuesday, any customer who has a Verizon 4G smartphone will be eligible to get double the data for the same price. For example, someone who subscribes to the 2GB for $30 plan will receive 4GB instead. For $50 you can get 10GB instead of 5GB, and for $80 you can get 20GB instead of 10GB per month. Existing customers will have to request the change via customer service or through their My Verizon accounts, while new customers can request this when they sign up.
The doubling of data promotion is only for a limited time, so Verizon customers should get on this quickly. We’re not sure if the monthly data allotment will return to normal once the promotion is over.
Verizon is also catering to those who want a smaller data plan. You can opt for a 300MB data plan for any phone for $20 a month.
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