Verizon Wireless

Single Basic Phone Plan

Not available for smartphones

Verizon Wireless
Total Price
$30 per month + $30 upfront
Data
500MB
Calls & Texts
Unlimited National Minutes

Unlimited Messages
Nationwide & International Text to over 200 countries in the world
Contract
No Contract
$30/mo
+ $30 Upfront
Direct purchasing link not supplied
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Plan Details

About This Plan

The plan is an individual plan for basic phones only including unlimited talk and text, plus a 500MB data allowance.

Device Options

Bring your own phone or get your new devices with Monthly Device Payments or Full Price. Verizon provides a 0% payment option which allows you to pay off your phone in monthly amounts. It is simply the full price of the phone divided by 24 equal payments. At any time, simply pay out the remaining payments to finish your payment plan. If you voluntarily suspend service plan, you'll still need to make your monthly payments for your phone.


Features & Benefits

Unlimited Talk & Text (in the US)

The Verizon Plans include unlimited talk, text, picture and video messages in the U.S., as well as international messages to over 200 countries worldwide.

Extra Data

Extra data is available at $5 per 500MB.

Other Included Features

With The Verizon Plan, the following features are also included:

  • Cloud Storage from Verizon
  • Call forwarding
  • 3-Way Calling
  • Basic Voice Mail
  • Caller ID
  • Call waiting
  • No Answer/ Busy Transfer

Free 2-Day Shipping

2-day shipping on all phones and devices orders is now free when you buy any new phone online and activate it on a new line of service. Delivery within the U.S. only, excluding Alaska and Hawaii.

Network Coverage

Verizon is America’s largest 4G LTE network. Its 4G network is 100% LTE and covers over 97% of Americans.

Verizon LTE Advanced now covers more than 450 cities with 50% faster peak speeds for compatible LTE Advanced devices.

Key Points


Positives

  • No Long Distance Charges (Domestic USA)
  • Bring Your Own Phone
  • Free voicemail (or included in monthly minutes)
  • No Roaming Charges in USA

Features

  • Bring Your Own Phone (Verizon Network)

Full Cost Breakdown

Description Upfront Monthly
Plan Verizon Wireless Single Basic Phone Plan - $30.00
Minutes Unlimited National Minutes - -
Data 500MB Data - -
Messages Unlimited (Nationwide & International Text to over 200 countries in the world) - -
Fees One-Time Activation Fee $30.00 -
Total $30.00 $30.00

Other Phones Available

Phone Pricing:
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LG Revere 3

Updated basic clamshell phone with 1.3 MP camera, 2.2" display, and Bluetooth
$2.08/mo

LG Revere 3

Updated basic clamshell phone with 1.3 MP camera, 2.2" display, and Bluetooth
$49.99

LG Terra

Basic flip phone with 2.4-inch display, 1.3MP camera and global roaming capability
$4/mo

LG Terra

Basic flip phone with 2.4-inch display, 1.3MP camera and global roaming capability
$96

Kyocera DuraXV+

Rugged flip phone with high-contrast 2.4" display, 256MB RAM and Bluetooth included
$120

Kyocera DuraXV+

Rugged flip phone with high-contrast 2.4" display, 256MB RAM and Bluetooth included
$5/mo

Kyocera Cadence LTE

Flip phone with 2.4" display, HD voice, 2MP camera and 1.1 GHz quad-core CPU
$5/mo

Kyocera Cadence LTE

Flip phone with 2.4" display, HD voice, 2MP camera and 1.1 GHz quad-core CPU
$120

LG Exalt II

Basic feature flip phone with improved 5MP camera and 3" display
$6.24/mo

LG Exalt II

Basic feature flip phone with improved 5MP camera and 3" display
$149.99

LG Exalt LTE

4G LTE Basic flip phone with HD video, 5MP camera and Wi-Fi connectivity
$7/mo

LG Exalt LTE

4G LTE Basic flip phone with HD video, 5MP camera and Wi-Fi connectivity
$168

Samsung Convoy 4

Basic flip phone with 2.4" Display, 480MHz Single-Core CPU and 5MP Camera
$8/mo

Samsung Convoy 4

Basic flip phone with 2.4" Display, 480MHz Single-Core CPU and 5MP Camera
$192

Kyocera DuraXV LTE

Rugged flip phone with high-contrast 2.6" display, HD voice, Wi-Fi calling and 4G LTE network support
$11/mo

Kyocera DuraXV LTE

Rugged flip phone with high-contrast 2.6" display, HD voice, Wi-Fi calling and 4G LTE network support
$264

Sonim XP5

Water-resistance smartphone with quad-core processor and 5MP camera.
$14/mo

Sonim XP5

Water-resistance smartphone with quad-core processor and 5MP camera.
$336

More about Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless was formed in 2000, as a merger between GTE Wireless and Bell Atlantic. It’s currently the second largest mobile service provider in the US, coming in just behind AT&T with over 98 million subscribers. Verizon has a proud history of firsts in the US – it was the first US company to launch a wireless high-speed broadband 3G network, and this has extended to being the first to build a large-scale 4G LTE network, which was launched in late 2010.

Since its inception, Verizon has invested more than $80 billion to increase the coverage and capacity of its nationwide network, and it seems to be paying off; it’s widely claimed that the company have the best network in the US. There’s no arguing that Verizon’s network coverage is extensive (and reportedly fast). Its LTE network is undeniably its biggest asset; it’s currently available in over 250 more markets than closest rival AT&T’s 4G offerings and is America’s largest 4G LTE network, being accessible to around 89% of the US population. 

Verizon also have a reputation for great coverage in rural areas, and have roaming agreements with other carriers for the few areas of the US that its network doesn’t reach. Verizon is a CDMA carrier, but does offer dual CDMA/GSM handsets, meaning international coverage is an option if you have a dual phone, and Verizon offer voice and data services in more than 200 destinations globally. However, for frequent travelers, a GSM carrier may prove to be more economical and convenient.

The company also has a good reputation for customer service, although still lags behind Verizon’s glowing reviews. Verizon operates more than 1900 retail stores across the country, and has dedicated live chat and telephone support 24/7.

Verizon's Network Specs:


Getting Started: Verizon Cell Phone Plans


Fast Facts: Verizon

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Verizon Wireless is one for the "Big Four" cell phone carriers in the United States. The Verizon network uses the latest 4G LTE technology while also supporting HSPA & HSPA+ (2G/3G). Verizon was founded in 2000 and is currently the leading cell phone provider in the United States.

  • Network: Verizon wireless uses CDMA technology. Verizon uses bands 0 and 1 for 3G (850Mhz, 1900Mhz), and bands 2, 4, 13 (1900Mhz, 1700f, 700c) for LTE. 5G technology is coming soon.
  • Coverage: Verizon's network consistently ranks #1 in national network coverage tests
  • Where to Buy: Verizon has over 2,300 retail stores nationwide, so no matter where you are, one probably isn't far away. You can also buy phones and plans online.  
  • Bring Your Own Phone to Verizon: Bringing your own phone to Verizon is easy. You simply need to have an unlocked Verizon-compatible device that supports the company's 3G and LTE bands. Check your phone's compatibility with Verizon here
  • Tethering: Verizon's unlimited plan includes 10GB for hotspot usage, after which, speeds are throttled. You can also purchase data-only packs to keep you connected on the go. 
  • Prepaid: Verizon offers prepaid plans in addition to their postpaid ones. 
  • Taxes & Fees: Verizon will charge state taxes and fees on top of your monthly cell phone plan cost.