Deceptive Practices: America Is Paying ‘Hyper-Overcharged’ Prices for Wireless: There Are No ‘Truly Unlimited’ Plans.

And notice that these services are not even available widely but only in “parts of select cities”.

  • “Median monthly price of 5G mobile broadband plans is 30.90 EUR.
  • “Median monthly price of 4G mobile broadband plans is 15.00 EUR.
  • “Median monthly price of 5G mobile broadband plans with unlimited data volume in the EU (European Union) is 35.90 EUR.
  • “Median monthly price of 4G mobile broadband plans with unlimited data volume in the EU is 23.00 EUR.”
  • Median gigabyte price of 4G wireless broadband plans in EU is 0.05 EUR.
  • Median gigabyte price of 5G wireless broadband plans in EU is 0.07 EUR.
  • Verizon’s average price per GB is 2,256% more than the EU average price.
  • Verizon’s average price per GB for these plans are $1.65 per GB vs $.07 cents.
  • Verizon’s monthly overcharge of the plan fees are $51.58 a month, coming to $619.00 a year
  • The average EU pricing, including ‘truly’ unlimited was $32.92 vs Verizon’s $82.50 (and this does not include the various taxes, made up fees and surcharges added to the Verizon bills).
  • The ‘truly limited’ plans supply over 1000GB per month;
  • Verizon’s fake unlimited is 50 GB.
  • If you wanted 1000GB (which is not even available), you would be paying $1700.00 a month.
  • $35.00 ‘prepaid’ service with 5 GB, comes to $7.00 per GB.
  • $55.00 ‘metered’, non-unlimited service with 5 GB is $11.00 a GB.
  • ‘Data Boost’ to add 1 GB is $15.00
  • Low Volume Per GB $9.00, not counting taxes, fees and surcharges.

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Bruce Kushnick

Bruce Kushnick

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New Networks Institute,Executive Director, & Founding Member, IRREGULATORS; Telecom analyst for 40 years, and I have been playing the piano for 65 years.