Verizon took the wraps off a brand new pay-as-you-go knowledge function lately referred to as PopData that may be a tight choice for the ones with small knowledge buckets who want to get right of entry to a host of knowledge whilst at the pass. They don’t appear to have driven out a statement, so that may be coming with further main points. On the other hand, as of now the PopData web site is are living (as is the choice within the My Verizon app) and it provides us a lovely just right description of ways this new knowledge choice works.
With PopData, Verizon is giving consumers a knowledge choice that permits them to pay for a brief consultation of 4G LTE knowledge use that gained’t rely towards their knowledge plan. The idea here's that you would be able to want to obtain a film (or a couple of films) or different heavy information, however your knowledge plan would possibly not have sufficient left or you don’t need to gobble all of it up lengthy ahead of your billing duration ends. Will have to you select to make use of a PopData consultation, you have to get all of the ones downloads in inside of 30 or 60 mins and then be again in your standard knowledge plan.
It really works like this. You open the My Verizon app, scroll to the ground to seek out the PopData button, faucet on it, see if a PopData consultation is to be had, and then come to a decision how lengthy you wish to have your PopData consultation to be. As of these days, Verizon is providing 30 minute periods that value $2, or 60 minute periods that value $3. All the way through the ones periods, you'll be able to use as a lot knowledge as is imaginable and it gained’t rely towards your knowledge plan. And that’s it. It’s that straightforward.
Verizon is promoting this to be able to get extra knowledge when you go back and forth, whilst keeping up nice obtain speeds and heading off unsecure (or sh*tty) public WiFi hotspots.
So who can use PopData? In keeping with Verizon, PopData is to be had to Android smartphones, iPhones, and iPads. In different phrases, it’s now not to be had to hotspots, from what I will be able to inform, neither is this a temporary tethering choice. Additionally, you'll be able to’t all the time simply bounce right into a PopData consultation if Verizon determines that the community for your location is suffering at the instant. You'll be able to learn the remainder of the FAQ at the hyperlinks beneath.