Verizon Unveils Pricing Details For iPhone Service

CUPERTINO (AP) – Verizon Wireless is revealing details of how much it will charge iPhone users for voice, text and data service.

The company will begin taking preorders for Apple Inc.’s smart phone on Thursday. Verizon said a basic voice plan including 450 minutes per month will cost $40.

A voice and text plan including unlimited text messages will start at $60 per month. And a separate data plan for getting e-mail and the Web will cost $30 per month.

Verizon says customers will also be able to use the iPhone as a Wi-Fi hotspot for an extra $20 per month.

The company is setting aside a limited number of iPhones for those who already subscribe to Verizon. It will begin taking preorders from existing customers at 3 a.m. on Thursday.

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  1. JaneQPublic says:

    OUTRAGEOUS pricing – basically nickel-and-diming the consumer to death!

    I’ll pass on this BS ‘offer’……

  2. We’ll see what people will pay… It will be interesting to see who migrates and who adds iPhone services at Verizon.

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