Verizon Wireless today announced three new Mobile Broadband plans will be added to the company's Prepaid portfolio. Customers will be able to get speed when they need it on the Verizon Wireless 3G network with pay-as-you-go plans for daily, weekly or monthly access. The new Prepaid options are ideal for those who need access for occasional or seasonal use whether on vacation, enjoying a weekend getaway or for students away at school.
Verizon Wireless gives customers the following service options:
* Daily ? $15 for 75 MB * Weekly ? $30 for 250 MB * Monthly ? $50 for 500 MB
Prepaid Mobile Broadband will be sold in a convenient grab and go package with the Verizon Wireless USB760 modem for $129.99. The USB 760 comes with a high-performance internal antenna, removable memory of up to 8 GB and support for Windows 2000, XP, Vista and Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) or 10.5 (Leopard) or Linux. Prepaid Mobile Broadband will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores beginning Nov. 15 and at select national retailers beginning Nov. 20.
To assist customers in determining their service levels, the following chart provides examples of different applications based on approximate size assumptions. Actual file sizes may vary.
* E-mail (1 text page, no attachments) o Daily: 25,600 o Weekly: 85,300 o Monthly: 170,000 * Typical Web page lookup o Daily: 500 o Weekly: 1,700 o Monthly: 3,400 * Low-resolution digital photos o Daily: 150 o Weekly: 500 o Monthly: 1,000