HOUSTON, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless has boosted the value of its data plans. The company announced that starting today, its Share Everything wireless plans transition to MORE Everything plans, a new option that increases data allowances, adds unlimited global text messaging and more, without raising rates.
Some customers currently on Share Everything plans will see their data allowance automatically increased for the same monthly rate. For example, the 500 MB plan becomes 1 GB, the 1 GB plan becomes 2 GB and the 2 GB plan becomes 3 GB.
"Verizon was the first wireless carrier to let its customers share data among devices, and our customers have told us they love it," said Krista Bourne, president for Verizon Wireless in Houston/Gulf Coast. "Our MORE Everything plans are designed to give customers even more value with the reliable wireless network they trust."
In addition to increased buckets of data and free and unlimited global text messaging, MORE Everything gives customers a large amount of free, cloud-based storage--25 GB per device up to 10 devices--to back up contacts, photos, videos and files. VZCloud storage makes upgrading to a new device simple.
MORE Everything also provides discounts to customers taking advantage of the Verizon Edge program, which allows customers to forgo a two-year contract and spread out the cost of a new device over 24 months, with an option to upgrade after 50 percent of the retail cost has been paid. On MORE Everything, customers who choose to participate in Verizon Edge will see discounts of $10 or $20 a month, depending on their usage plan.
Wireless plans evolving with families
MORE Everything plans come packed with perks for families, too. For instance, MORE Everything customers can use Verizon's FamilyBase free for three months to monitor app usage and contact lists for kids and teens, set boundaries on content and limit device usage.
Additionally, Verizon's International Long Distance Value Plan can be added to a MORE Everything account for $5 per month, making it simpler to stay in touch with friends, family and colleagues throughout North America and the Caribbean.
MORE Everything is available to all new customers, including small businesses, starting today, and current Share Everything customers will be automatically migrated.
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