Yesterday, rumors started flying of a July 7th date in regards to Verizon shutting off unlimited data in favor of a tiered pricing structure. We even got preliminary details on pricing but none of it was confirmed. One thing that we can confirm is that all of this will definitely be going down this July, though, as Verizon spokeswoman Brenda Raney confirmed just that with the following statement:
“We will move to a more usage based model in July. We’ll share more later.”
That gives us a step forward as far as any official information goes, but we’re still inside that first square. If you don’t remember, Verizon is rumored to offer users 2GB, 5GB, an 10GB of data per month for $30, $50, and $80, respectively. Those who want more or want tethering can add 2 additional gigabytes for $20 per month. Finally, it’s $10 per each gigabyte you go over.
We’re hoping the above figures aren’t true, but something tells me that these are pretty much set in stone. As we said, none of it is final just yet so we’ll have to wait until Verizon gives everyone the heads-up come July. Verizon has not yet denied any of these rumors. [AllThingsD]