Verizon Wireless Review
Verizon is the king when it comes to coverage, which makes it one of the most popular mobile phone carriers in the nation.
Verizon Wireless: Overall
Best for: People who need the largest coverage area, including those in rural areas.
Pros: Straightforward monthly plans, best coverage area in the nation
Cons: Poor international plans, no smartphone payment plan
Verizon Wireless: Price
Just like AT&T, all of Verizon’s plans including unlimited talk and text. You choose your monthly plan based on how much data you need. They offer small (1BG for $30), medium (3GB for $45), large (6GB for $60) or extra-large (12GB for $80), which is recommended for families or shared plans. For shared plans, each additional smartphone added to the plan is $20.
Verizon Wireless: Coverage Area
Verizon has the best coverage area of any other mobile provider, making it the best choice for people in rural areas or other areas that might have coverage issues.
Verizon Wireless: Features
- Rollover data
- Change data plan at any time
- Shared WiFi app, to get WiFi almost anywhere
- Early upgrade plans
- Smartphone trade in deals
Verizon Wireless: Fees
- Data Overage: $15/GB
- Early Termination: $175, or $350 if you have an Advanced Device
- Activation Fee: $40
- Upgrade Fee: $40
Verizon Wireless: International
Verizon’s international plans are not as good as AT&Ts. For $25/month, you pay $1.79/minute for talk, $0.50/sent text, and $0.05/received text, and get 100MB of data. For $40/month, you get 100 minutes of talk, 100 sent texts and unlimited received texts, as well as 100MB of data.