Verizon "Unlimited" Data Issue

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MC1371's Comment
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This will affect those of you using Prepaid Verizon and using the Hotspot to connect other devices.

just finished speaking with a Verizon representative. They informed me that the $80 prepaid unlimited doesn't support mobile Hotspot. The only reason that it had supported it for the past 2 months was that Verizon was doing some kind of quality assurance "testing" on unlimited prepaid data... Or something to that affect. It was pretty much, to bad so sad, and hope you enjoyed it because it's gone...They offered to switch me to the $60 plan with 10gb of data because that plan offers Mobile Hotspot. They also included 1 extra gb of promotional data. But yeah basically they just tested it on us without informing us and took it away without informing us.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Daniel B.'s Comment
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I'd call them back another day and hope to speak with someone else. It could have been a misinformed employee because my wife hasn't heard of this yet and she knows everything, believe me.

Gladhand's Comment
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I'm unlimited and tether to my laptop no problem. I use 140 gb of data a month, so the unlimited really has helped out hahaha.

Unholychaos's Comment
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I also have unlimited with Verizon and from what I understand, the mobile hotspot data is unlimited, but at a certain data threshold, the speed is throttled down to 3g for the remainder of the cycle. It's really annoying because I use up that data in about a week considering, when I'm doing a 34, I've got my laptop running a game and my tablet running netflix pretty much my entire awake hours off of my mobile hotspot.

But yes, in a sense, it is unlimited, just not LTE.

MC1371's Comment
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Going to have to try a store. The rep could have been wrong. The hotspot activates, just won't xmit internet data to any devices.

Possibly phone related... Hope not, love my S6, and don't feel like dropping $800 on an S8.

NeeklODN's Comment
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here it is guys

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MC1371's Comment
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Update.

***Prepaid*** Tethering and Hotspot are no longer allowed.

GoUnlimited and BeyondUnlimited plans are not affected (post pay accounts)

So switched plans. Going to cost me an extra $20 a month, but I'll take it.

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