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Verizon to charge $10 extra for 5G, but won t do any throttling (for now)

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Mar 13, 2019 1:06 PM 1+ mon ago

Verizon to charge $10 extra for 5G, but wont do any throttling (for now)

By contrast, users of 4G LTE data with Verizon's $75 unlimited plan can be throttled "in times of congestion," regardless of how much data they use. Buying the $85 plan lets a customer use at least 22GB a month before facing possible slowdowns, while the $95 plan comes with 75GB before possible slowdowns. The plans are "unlimited" in the sense that customers don't have to pay overage fees for going over the limits.

Verizon was careful to say that "5G data usage" will be unlimited without slowdowns, so those de-prioritization thresholds will still apply to 4G usage. The de-prioritization policy "will follow your 4G plan" when you're in a 4G area, Verizon told Ars. 5G usage won't count toward the 22GB and 75GB de-prioritization thresholds, Verizon also told us.

Given the limited nature of Verizon's initial 5G rollout--and its millimeter-wave frequencies that have ...

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