AAPL Stock: 117.34 ( -0.96 )

Printed from

Verizon to bring 5GB prepaid data, FiveSpot in August?

updated 05:20 pm EDT, Wed July 21, 2010

Verizon getting FiveSpot, 5GB prepaid data plan?

Wireless provider Verizon will reportedly soon add a prepaid mobile broadband plan that includes 5GB of data, or five times more than its current top-rung plan. It will cost $80, versus the $50 of the 1GB plan, and is assumed to last 30 days before it expires, like the other plans. It's said to go live on August 23, according to Engadget on Thursday.

At the same time, the FiveSpot pocket router first leaked a few days ago should be out at Verizon at the same time, or the end of August. When it does, it will replace the MiFi hotspot. The new device shares a 3G connection with up to five devices over Wi-Fi, but adds UMTS or HSPA support for international carriers in addition to the EVDO found on the MiFi.

by MacNN Staff



Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker

Ultimate Ears (now owned by Logitech) has found great success in the marketplace with its "Boom" series of Bluetooth speakers, a mod ...

Kinivo URBN Premium Bluetooth Headphones

We love music, and we're willing to bet that you do, too. If you're like us, you probably spend a good portion of your time wearing ...

Jamstik+ MIDI Controller

For a long time the MIDI world has been dominated by keyboard-inspired controllers. Times are changing however, and we are slowly star ...


Most Commented