Just Arrived: Verizon Wireless Global Data Package Lands With Best Offer Yet

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Smart travelers about to embark on their next international adventure should know that their favorite travel companion – Verizon Wireless – just got even more travel-savvy. Verizon Wireless introduced a new Global Data Package that offers its U.S.-based customers the best global roaming data rate on the market.

 For the low cost of $25 per month for 100 MB of data, when added to a domestic data package, customers can access email, browse the Web and update social networks while traveling in 120 popular overseas destinations, including Mexico; Canada; and all of Europe, South America and the Caribbean.

To Learn more about our new global data package click through.

Americans and Their Cell Phones

Did you know “83% of American adults own some kind of cell phone—and these devices have an impact on many aspects of their owners’ daily lives”?

Check out the latest information found by a nationally representative telephone survey by Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project:

* One third of American adults (35%) own a smartphone of some kind, and these users take advantage of a wide range of their phones’ capabilities.

* Cell phones are useful for quick information retrieval (so much so that their absence can cause problems) – Half of all adult cell owners (51%) had used their phone at least once to get information they needed right away. One quarter (27%) said that they experienced a situation in the previous month in which they had trouble doing something because they did not have their phone at hand.

* Cell phones are an important tool in emergency situations – 40% of cell owners said they found themselves in an emergency situation in which having their phone with them helped.

* Text messaging and picture taking continue to top the list of ways that Americans use their mobile phones—three quarters of all cell owners (73%) use their phones for each of these purposes.

Verizon Wireless Launches 4G LTE Service In the Saratoga, New York, Area Today

Verizon Wireless has activated 4G LTE technology on 12 permanent cell sites and one mobile cell site in and around the Saratoga Springs area. The 4G LTE deployment is part of the company’s nationwide roll out of its super-fast data network, coming soon to the larger Capital Region.
Race fans, concert goers, residents and other summer visitors to the Saratoga Springs area will be among the first in the Capital Region and eastern New York State to sample Verizon Wireless’ 4G LTE high-speed data network.

For more information please see: http://news.vzw.com/news/2011/07/pr2011-07-21.html

Verizon Wireless Makes It Easy For Customers To Monitor And Manage Data Usage Data Alerts for Smartphones Latest Addition in Account Management Lineup

Verizon Wireless smartphone and tablet customers have a variety of ways to monitor and manage their wireless data usage, including new text message alerts that will be sent to smartphone customers to help them keep track of monthly domestic data usage.

Smartphone users will now to receive free text message alerts when their data usage crosses thresholds of 50 percent, 75 percent, 90 percent, 100 percent and 110 percent of their data plans’ monthly allowances. Customers who are registered with My Verizon, the online account management tool, may also request email alerts and can add up to three additional email addresses to receive the notifications.

For the full list of free tools Verizon Wireless offers to customer to monitor and manage their accounts click here: 

http://news.vzw.com/news/2011/07/pr2011-07-01d.html