A Data Boost is extra data the Account Owner or Account Manager can buy to help the account's lines avoid slower connection speeds.
When you buy a Data Boost, what the extra high-speed data is used for depends on your plan:
|Your Plan||What buying a Data Boost does|
|Play More Unlimited, Do More Unlimited, Get More Unlimited, Above Unlimited*, Beyond Unlimited*, the Verizon Plan Unlimited* and Connected Device Unlimited Plan||
When you add a 5 GB Data Boost to a line on your account, mobile hotspot 4G LTE / 5G Nationwide** speed resumes for that line.
|Go Unlimited*, Start Unlimited||Data Boosts aren't available.|
|Shared Data Plan – 5GB, Shared Data Plan – 10GB, The new Verizon Plan (shared data plans, e.g., S, M, L)*||Each Data Boost you buy adds 1 GB of 4G LTE / 5G Nationwide** data for the account's general device use, including Mobile Hotspot.|
|Unlimited with 5G Ultra Wideband Hotspot Data||Buy a Data Boost to add 50 GB more of 5G Ultra Wideband data and 5 GB more of 4G LTE / 5G Nationwide data to your 5G Jetpack®.|
|Prepaid monthly plans (except unlimited)||You can buy more high speed data for your general device use, including Mobile Hotspot.|
To check which plan you have or get a Data Boost, log into My Verizon.
*These plans are no longer available to add to your account.
**5G Nationwide available in 2,700+ cities. 5G Nationwide access requires a 5G Nationwide-capable device, which automatically connects when you’re in a 5G coverage area. Most devices manufactured in 2020 require the customer to download a software update that adds the 5G Nationwide capability. The software updates will begin to roll out to capable devices in the weeks and months following the 5G Nationwide announcement on 10/13/20. View a list of eligible devices