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Verizon’s grandfathered unlimited plans about to get price hike

by Todd Haselton | October 8, 2015October 8, 2015 11:00 am PST

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If you’re among the rare few on Verizon Wireless with a grandfathered unlimited plan, then listen up: the carrier is about to issue a price hike that will increase your monthly payments by as much a $20.

According to The Verge, the $20 increase will begin in November for customers who are out of contract and will bring the total monthly cost for a single unlimited data plan to $59.99 before adding in voice/text fees. The price change will go into effect for everyone else as their contracts expire. You’ll still have unlimited data, though, which is worth far more than $59.99 for a lot of people.

As big a change as this might seem, it won’t affect that many customers. The Verge said only 1 percent of Verizon’s customers remain on unlimited data plans; everyone else has adopted the carrier’s data buckets.

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Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...

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