Nationwide messaging plans

Accessibility

Verizon Wireless designed the below plans for those who do not use voice minutes to communicate. While the plans do not include an allowance for anytime minutes, Nationwide Messaging Plans include unlimited text, picture, video messaging and more.

 

Nationwide Messaging Plan

Basic phones

Consumer
smartphone 2GB

Corporate email for smartphone 2GB

Consumer smartphone 5GB

Corporate email for smartphone 5GB

Monthly access

$34.99

$54.99 without Mobile Hotspot
$74.99 with Mobile Hotspot

$69.99 without Mobile Hotspot
$89.99 with Mobile Hotspot

$74.99 without Mobile Hotspot
$94.99 with Mobile Hotspot

$74.99 without Mobile Hotspot
$94.99 with Mobile Hotspot

What the plans include:

Messaging allowance - (SMS) and (MMS)

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Unlimited

Instant Message (IM)

Unlimited use of VZW Mobile IM app (select devices), download, and use of IM apps other than VZW IM are included in data allowance

Download and use of IM apps included in data allowance

Download and use of IM apps included in data allowance

Download and use of IM apps included in data allowance

Download and use of IM apps included in data allowance 

Monthly data allowance

150 MB

2 GB without Mobile Hotspot
4 GB with Mobile Hotspot

2 GB without Mobile Hotspot
4 GB with Mobile Hotspot

5 GB without Mobile Hotspot
7 GB with Mobile Hotspot

5 GB without Mobile Hotspot
7 GB with Mobile Hotspot

Megabyte overage

$15 for 150 MB

$10 for 1 GB

$10 for 1 GB

$10 for 1 GB

$10 for 1 GB

Mobile web access 2.0

Included in data allowance

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Web browsing

N/A

Included in data allowance

Included in data allowance

Included in data allowance

Included in data allowance

Voice per minute rate

$0.40

$0.25

$0.25

$0.25

$0.25

Domestic long distance

Included

Included

Included

Included

Included

Consumer email

Included in data allowance

Included in data allowance

N/A

Included in data allowance

N/A

Corporate email

N/A

N/A

Included in data allowance

N/A

Included in data allowance

International messaging

$0.25 sent and $0.20 received

$0.25 sent and $0.20 received

$0.25 sent and $0.20 received

$0.25 sent and $0.20 received

$0.25 sent and $0.20 received

Premium messaging

Not included

Not included

Not included

Not included

Not included

 

Eligibility

In order to establish your eligibility for the Nationwide Messaging Plans, you must bring a letter to a Verizon Wireless retail store indicating that you are hearing impaired on appropriate letter head from your audiologist, hearing health professional, speech or language therapist/specialist, physician, surgeon, vocational rehabilitation agency counselor, teacher or credentialed therapist or  your membership card for the National Association of the Deaf, Hearing Loss of America, AG Bell, Association of Late Deafened Adults, Telecommunications for the Deaf, Inc or other similar group.

 

Need more help?

Contact the Verizon Wireless National Accessibility
Customer Service Center

8 am to 9 pm EST, Monday - Friday
1.888.262.1999 or *611 from your wireless phone