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Verizon might disconnect unlimited data customers who use an 'extraordinary' amount of data (Updated)
Update: Verizon has reached out to us with the following statement:
These users are using data amounts well in excess of our largest plan size (100 GB). While the Verizon Plan at 100 GB is designed to be shared across multiple users, each line receiving notification to move to the new Verizon Plan is using well in excess of that on a single device.
If we hear any more specifics over the next few days, we’ll be sure to update you.
Original post: If you have a Verizon unlimited data plan and happen to use an excessive amount of data each month, you might want to pay attention to this message.
According to a new report, Verizon will soon start cracking down on unlimited data customers that use “an extraordinary amount of data” each month. They’re not just going to charge you a little extra each month or urge you to switch to a new, comparable plan. No – apparently, for this select group of users, Verizon plans to disconnect these lines if customers don’t switch to a new plan by August 31.
Customers will need to switch to a tiered plan by August 31 or risk their line being disconnected
The report doesn’t mention what Verizon deems to be an “extraordinary” amount of data, so we don’t know if we’re talking 30GB or 100GB per month. At any rate, we’ll be sure to keep you updated as soon as we hear anything about this news.