Verizon’s Secret New Unlimited Plan Is So Cheap That You Need An Invite, But There’s A Catch

by 6 months ago

Verizon has garnered a reputation of being the most expensive wireless service, but that is about to change. Sort of. Verizon is starting up a secondary wireless company focused on a no-contract service that offers cheaper plans and unlimited usage… but there’s a catch, because there’s always a catch.

Verizon Wireless now has a new startup company that offers an unlimited plan for only $40, all data, calls, and texts are included. Verizon’s current unlimited plan starts at $85, so this new offering is a massive discount. As the old adage goes, you get what you pay for. While the data is unlimited, it is also capped at only 5 Mbps. That’s not terrific. That means you’ll typically be watching video at a resolution of 480p. For comparison, the Big Four wireless carriers (Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint) have average network speeds of nearly 23 Mbps.

On the plus side, if you utilize WiFi for video, then it really won’t matter, plus you’re saving $45 a month and still utilizing Verizon’s award-winning 4G LTE network. However, if the network is busy, postpaid will get priority over pre-paid customers.

Visible Wireless doesn’t sell phones and customers will have to bring their own phone to sign up for a plan. For now, Visible Wireless is only available to iPhones, sorry Android fans. The company says that the service is available for the iPhone 6 ($245 on Amazon) to the iPhone X. However, Visible acknowledges that “some iPhone SE and iPhone 7 models can be tricky.” You can see more details over at Visible Wireless. Once your phone is approved, Visible sends you a SIM card overnight.

As of right now, you need to be invited to get an account with Visible. CNET posted an invite passcode so you can bypass getting a personal invitation or go on the waitlist. The code is “CFF48.” Visible is a prepaid wireless service that you can pay with credit card, PayPal, and even Venmo. You can cancel at any time without a penalty because it is free of contracts. So check out Visible and see if it meets your data needs and budget.

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