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mech1164
I'll Be Back

join:2001-11-19
Lodi, NJ

Oh well,

I'm sadly a Cablevision captive here (behind ridge line no signal). We were one of the first towns to have FIOS, that is unless you are in an MDU (multiple dwelling unit). I would love to play both of them against each other. If I could afford to move (BTW Thanks Obama for nuthin there). I'd do it in a heartbeat.

Thing is Verizon is of the attitude that "WE WANT OUTTA WIRELINE ASAP". As of now this is just to maintain margin. One hope is that once Google gets the kinks out of it's deployment in KC it will do a National expansion. I know I know, but I can dream can't I?

Os

join:2011-01-26
US
Reviews:
·Comcast
Verizon will eventually be in a world of hurt if wireless tanks. Let's face it, smartphone adoption is maturing, and data prices are in the stratosphere. The market is likely to bring those down, with T-Mobile going unlimited, and Sprint refusing to drop it.

I can't imagine anyone voluntarily signing up for Share Everything. Verizon is essentially double the cost of Sprint and T-Mobile now.

Maybe Verizon doesn't want customers at all.


aaronwt
Premium
join:2004-11-07
Woodbridge, VA
said by Os:

Verizon will eventually be in a world of hurt if wireless tanks. Let's face it, smartphone adoption is maturing, and data prices are in the stratosphere. The market is likely to bring those down, with T-Mobile going unlimited, and Sprint refusing to drop it.

I can't imagine anyone voluntarily signing up for Share Everything. Verizon is essentially double the cost of Sprint and T-Mobile now.

Maybe Verizon doesn't want customers at all.

Verizon Wireless(not Verizon) Certainly does not force anyone to use their shared plans. Anyone can walk and go to a different carrier. If I lose my unlimited with my LTE phone with Verizon Wireless, they won' be forcing me to a shared plan. I will just pick another carrier.

Os

join:2011-01-26
US
Reviews:
·Comcast
But that's my point, any upgrades require you to move to a Share Everything in your Wallet plan, and I don't think anyone would voluntarily choose that.

No network is worth double the price. And VZW is doing just that now, forcing you to pay the unsubsidized price for a new phone to keep unlimited, or go to a gouging plan.

Verizon and Verizon Wireless may be separate companies, but clearly, they've shown which one they care about and expect to fuel their future growth.


mech1164
I'll Be Back

join:2001-11-19
Lodi, NJ
reply to Os
said by Os:

Verizon will eventually be in a world of hurt if wireless tanks. Let's face it, smartphone adoption is maturing, and data prices are in the stratosphere. The market is likely to bring those down, with T-Mobile going unlimited, and Sprint refusing to drop it.

I can't imagine anyone voluntarily signing up for Share Everything. Verizon is essentially double the cost of Sprint and T-Mobile now.

Maybe Verizon doesn't want customers at all.

That's what I did. I was on the Sprint sliver (450 min unlim text and data) after taxes and the 10 up charge for the smartphone with an 18% corp discount). I was near 90.00 per month.

I now have an unlocked Galaxy Nexus on Tmo with the 30.00 prepaid. It works great and have better service then I did with Sprint.

People are having to get creative and decide what they want. If FIOS keeps doing this then it's bye bye to.