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Verizon Support: 3G Customers Upgrading to 4G After July 7 Can Keep Unlimited Data

On our quest to try and provide you with as many different upgrade situations as possible that will allow you to keep your unlimited data plan after July 7, we may have another to add to the list.  This is one of those that many of us sort of figured would be the case, but with rumors swirling about and no official mention in any of the pieces we’ve reported on, we weren’t 100% sure.  Well, according to @VZWSupport (the official Verizon support account on Twitter), if you are currently locked into a 3G unlimited smartphone plan and will more-than-likely jump to a 4G phone after the July 7 tiers begin, you will still be able to keep your original data plan.  

What we have to hope, is that this support account actually read that reader’s question correctly, but all signs point to this being the case.  According to all of the information we brought to you first last week, 3G and 4G smartphone plans are exactly the same, so there shouldn’t be any issue going from 3G to 4G LTE and staying unlimited.  People still wanted clarification though and we hope this has at least helped a little.

Cheers Brendon!

  • Monk3ypulp

    Can my 3g xperia play become 4g then?

  • Crazykorn26

    Bullshit I upgraded to a 4g phone and my unlimited data immediately dropped off.  I was told if I switch back to a 3g phone they may be able to put my unlimited back on.  Needless to say I dropped verizon and switched to sprint got the 3d evo and I love it.

  • I really wonder how accurate this is.  I would hope it’s accurate coming from an official Verizon person, but Ive have heard from CSRs are Verizon stores that you wont be able to switch from unlim 3G to unlim 4G after July 7.  

    If the VZW Support tweet is true, I do sincerely feel like a moron for ditching my Droid X for a Thunderbolt.

  • Will

    Seriously we are trusting a tweet now?!  Theyll make you switch to a tiered plan by simply saying ” this so and so phone is only offered on a tiered price plan”  Typical bs.  It sucks, but my problem isn’t so much about tiered, as to how Verizon is handling the situation.  NOBODY can touch the speed of LTE, Verizon knows this, why aren’t they just coming out and telling it’s customers the real deal.  What you going to att for their hit and miss coverage?  Sprint with their holes all over the US?  T mobile?!  Seriously folks, we gonna get screwed, but at least we’ll still have the best network.  I want a bionic bad as hell, but from the sounds of things, even if I got a Charge and switched over…we’ll be forced into tier through the wonders of BIG RED.

  • Anonymous

    Oh boy.. now I don’t know what to do…. Switch or stay with crap at&t… http://www.appleownz.com/2011/06/25/should-you-go-to-verizon-for-unlimited-data-before-its-too-late/

  • Ty

    Not happening. I was texting a buddy of mine who works for verizon and asked in depth questions. He started getting compliance texts from verizon because they are monitoring employees text hardcore. He called me up and basically there are many hot words they cant use because of the change, and that anyone that has a data plan will pretty much be forced into the tiered plan. Their out is “this phone only has a contract with tiered pricing, so on and so forth” basically it sounds like we better get a charge or one of the three lte phones out now to ensure unlimited for two last years allowed. He basically said even if you were to sell and buy a bionic when it hits, theres no lock in and they may force you to sign a tiered contract because of that phone.

  • what if we go from a 4g to a 3g?

  • Dave

    I’m curious about the details of upgrading to a new smartphone post 7/7. Would you be able to jump from a iPhone to an Android powered device and keep your exisiting unlimited data plan?

  • Thanks for quoting me, Droid-Life! I’ve sent ton’s of news tips in the past to other tech sites and this is the only one that actually seems to read through their news tips.

    This reason just adds onto my list of why this tech site is the BEST out there. 🙂

    Thanks again, Droid-Life! 🙂

  • Thanks for quoting me, Droid-Life! I’ve sent ton’s of news tips in the past to other tech sites and this is the only one that actually seems to read through their news tips.

    This reason just adds onto my list of why this tech site is the BEST out there. 🙂

    Thanks again, Droid-Life! 🙂

  • Xxjwdxx

    So does the BB phones count as a smart phone?  I am confused if it will work if I upgrade after 7/7 to a better smart phone and be able to keep unlimited data.

    • Xxjwdxx

      Just asked on their twitter account and they said this:  Existing Smartphone(Blackberry) custs can keep unlimited data pricing when renewing or upgrading to another Smartphone. ^YK

  • Tried asking the girl at the Verizon kiosk if this was true yesterday and she was adamant that it was not and that anyone who upgrades their phone after the 7th will have to get the new data plans. I would be inclined to believe support and keep my assumption that most verizon store/kiosk employees have no idea what they’re talking about. No offense to anyone that may be here as you are most likely the select few.

  • Timmah

    I just called CS and they said “The 4G plan will stay after the new plans are released”. Then he tried to sell me a 4G phone LOL.

  • Timmah

    Sprint just said “dammit”.

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  • Mike Tarakjian

    This makes me happy

  • Litobirdy

    Well I have a $10 each promotional data plan on me and my wife’s line that doesnt expire until 2038 (seriously)… so I should be ok even though we would both be going from Feature to Smart sometime when either bionic/iphone5/sg2 come out. I spoke to verizon and they made a note on my account anyway just in case they BS me later

  • Litobirdy

    Well I have a $10 each promotional data plan on me and my wife’s line that doesnt expire until 2038 (seriously)… so I should be ok even though we would both be going from Feature to Smart sometime when either bionic/iphone5/sg2 come out. I spoke to verizon and they made a note on my account anyway just in case they BS me later

  • Parshooter36

    My wife is due for an upgrade, and wants a smartphone.  I have been holding off on it because of the family data plan rumors.  She will never use more than the 2 gigs on the tiered  plan, but I still feel like I should get it now to lock in the unlimited plan.

  • Aleutia

    So does this mean that if I upgrade to a smartphone right now (using an old phone from 3 years ago and I haven’t renewed contract), 2 years from now, I’ll still have unlimited data? 

    I feel like Verizon can say whatever they want to appease their customers…for now…

  • Anonymous

    Upgraded to the Tbolt several weeks ago just to avoid issue like this..Verizon is about as clear as Mud with their announcements

  • James_Ever

    I am taking this with a lump of salt. This is one Verizon rep and the second Big Red changes their minds those that starred these on their twitter accounts as evidence will be told that this particular rep was misinformed. This has happened before so until Verizon comes out with an official announcement, I am still going to remain cautious.

  • Yakov Voshchin

    Dont think this is true, talked to verizon store manager today and they said if for example you get iphone, you will have unlimited 3g data only, not 4G.Only way you can have 4g is if you started with a 4G phone. Sorry twitter post doesn’t seem concreet over a store managers answer. I’ll need to have some legit proof of this ex. verizon document before my mind is at ease.

  • Scott

    If I upgrade to a 4G plan, isn’t that going to cost more?  If that’s the case, I’m still going to Sprint.  I’m honesty satisfied with my speed and not willing to pay extra for something faster.

    • They are not charging any different pricing for 3G vs. 4G …. just tiered data starting 7/7 on new contracts.

      BTW … nothing beat the LTE speed … no carrier can even come close.

  • Rrosotho

    Whew!! good news to hear.  Im locked in my plan.. now im looking for my phone. It would be nice to get a bionic release date or galaxy s 2 release date by the end of the week… hint hint 🙂

  • Raptor007

     Encouraging news, but until we actually get it in print from Verizon and not their twitter feed I am still skeptical, encouraged but skeptical.

  • I’m still using one of those feature phones but I’ve got a buddy who’s got a spare droid. Would it be possible to transfer my number over to this droid and activate the unlimited 3g for that line without wasting my upgrade? 

    I’m trying desperately to figure out all the possibilities to get grandfathered in this unlimited plan and any help would be greatly appreciated. 

    • James_Ever

      Actually I think that would work as long as the ESN is clean then you should be able to transfer your number add unlimited before the date of tiered data and be grandfathered in as youre still a Verizon customer. To be sure ask a rep, but they talk about all the time while on hold when waiting to speak to. Customer Service.

  • Rw-1

    I’m sorry, but I’m a skeptic. Twitter is not official verizon news outlet.

    Let them issue a press release to the same, then I’ll believe.

    • Sublime8696

      Yeah, that press release will be on July 8th though……..

    • the VZWsupport twitter is legit. i believe it.

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  • Anonymous

    I’m not too sure about this… VZWSupport does say existing customers with unlmited data plans can keep the same pricing when upgrading to another smartphone… but it doesn’t directly address bd7349’s question. It didn’t say, existing customers with unlimited 3g data plans can keep the same pricing for unlimited 4g data when upgrading to a 4g enabled smartphone. I’m just saying that response is a little sketchy.

    • mooler

      All I have to say is I had the EnV Touch. I had the Nationwide Connect Plan. 69.99 a month for 450 minutes, unlimited data “3G” and text.. All of a sudden Verizon decided that the Touch was a feature phone, dropped the Connect Plan and forced 9.99 data on Feature phones. So my girlfriend and I upgraded to the Droid X on a family plan. 700. I am the secondary line, so who is to say that Verizon wont change the class of the Droid X to a “feature” phone and change the plans once again.

    • mooler

      All I have to say is I had the EnV Touch. I had the Nationwide Connect Plan. 69.99 a month for 450 minutes, unlimited data “3G” and text.. All of a sudden Verizon decided that the Touch was a feature phone, dropped the Connect Plan and forced 9.99 data on Feature phones. So my girlfriend and I upgraded to the Droid X on a family plan. 700. I am the secondary line, so who is to say that Verizon wont change the class of the Droid X to a “feature” phone and change the plans once again.

  • Amenemhat1

    Still going to Sprint if no family share data plans!

    SPRINT: Shared 1,500 minutes, Unlmtd data, 2 phones, WiMAX 4G = $129.99 + Fees 
    VERIZON: Shared 1,400 minutes, Unlmtd data, 2 phones, LTE 4G = $189.99 + Fees

    Yea, the 10 friends and family numbers are nice, but that is about $50/m or $600 annual savings….

    the choice is clear!

    • just wait until you’re not in a 4G area and you’re trying to load up a youtube vid, and your buddy with VZ has to pull it out. Its very frustrating

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  • Anonymous

    This tweet is not anything new. It bothers me a little that they refuse to state officially and explicitly that upgrade from 3G to LTE is grandfathered.

    That said, I decided to risk it last week when they said the same as in the post.

  • Anonymous

    This really sounds like a regurgitation of the Employee Training. While I believe that it will be true for a while after July 7th that we will be able to upgrade to 4g, I don’t think that this really answers the question.

  • Dj ABE K

    i was ready to jump ship and go to sprint. 

  • cj26

    I would like to thank you once again for the information about this subject.  I live in fear and feel like I have to pull the trigger on my upgrade.  I will be brave and wait it out because of your info.  The more info, the more ammo I can fire at the sales rep on the other line when I do upgrade. 

  • Anonymous

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  • Anonymous

    Tire of this crap they keep changing their minds. At VZW they are so messed up they keep pushing Gingerbread software that fucks u’re device…..I’m acutally considering going to apple get iphone 5…

    • which gingerbread updates fucked up which devices?

      • wolverinefan

        Gingerbread 2.3.3 Verizon sent out for DROIDX ….bunch of bull I can’t download anything from the market. I hate iphone is much less bugles…can’t stand the DROID x anymore

  • Anonymous

    But for this to apply, we’d have to pay full retail on phones, correct? 

    • DroidzFX

      No you can take your normal 1-2 yr upgrade and it wont change your data plan

  • Bewara2009

    Now I can breath much better 🙂

  • Anonymous

    Verizon just saved themslves some customers with this news!!!!

  • Anonymous

    I already ended up ordering the thunderbolt on friday sadly. I want the bionic or sgII I just couldn’t do the teired data and I had a non-smartphone plan before

    • I got a Thunderbolt on Friday as well.  Mainly because my OG Droid screen was dieing and wouldn’t make it till the GSII or Bionic come out.  My plan though is to offload the Thunderbolt to my wife and get a GSII or Bionic (leaning towards Bionic if it’s unlocked).  My wife likes her Incredible, but now that she’s seen the Thunderbolt she wants it.

      • Anonymous

        I am considering returning the thunderbolt and just buying the cheapest verzion android i can find on ebay so i am conisdered a smartphone user then get something else later. I might change my mind once I actually get my hands on the thunderbolt but just looking at it specs wise it is a little disapointing

        • This is what I did, amazon sells a palm pixi plus for around 50 bucks with shipping and that has 3g. I on the other hand picked up a Samsung Saga, looks like a crap phone and probably is a crap phone but it was 30 bucks. Hopefully being a “smart phone” I’ll be grandfathered into the unlimited, there better not be some “well it’s not 3g so you need to be tiered” issue. I doubt there will be but that would be my kind of luck.

    • rauboltr

      I’m in the same boat as you. Picking up a T-bolt this week

  • Anonymous

    This hit my RSS feed on Phandroid before DL, but they credited the story to here. Shenanigans!

    • Ray

      who cares

      • Anonymous

        You cared enough to respond. I just thought it was interesting is all

  • Litobirdy

    We still need 100% clarification about upgrading from feature phone to smartphone….. and blackberry to smarter?phone….. will will be able to keep our unlimited in those cases?

    • Feature phone to Smartphone after 7/7 will put you into the Tier plans … even if you have an unlimited data plan on your Feature phone.  As for BB to Smartphone … I’m guessing they consider BB a “Smartphone” as they have them in that category on their website … but I’ve seen nothing official about it yet.

      If you have a Feature phone and want to lock into an unlimited plan before 7/7 … I’d suggest picking up an old Droid from eBay for cheap and getting it hooked with Verizon before 7/7.  Then when your favorite droid is released, you can jump on it.  😀

      • Litobirdy

        I dont get why I cant hook up a bb or old droid or watever type of smartphone after 7/7  and then when bionic or sg2 come sout, officially contractually upgrade with no problem. If I activate a smartphone by myself w/o upgrading contract after 7/7  evertyhing shoudl stay exactly as is, no?

        • Litobirdy

          and just checked ebay for old droids, still over $100 and i’d need it for me and wife, no go for that plan

          • Well … if BB are in scope for ‘smartphone’ … you can get those really cheap on eBay!

          • Anonymous

            You should have no issue finding up an OG Droid for ~$100, I did this back in March.  It’s a perfectly suitable phone too, I’m running 2.3.4 on mine and will continue to keep it in light of the news in this posting.  Other than the small screen and small built-in memory, it’s quite competitive with today’s phones.  

          • Audhwang1

            get a certified new one from verizon it shouldnt be so much!

        • if you are on a feature phone now on unlimited data and you upgrade to a smartphone AFTER 7/7 then you will be put on a tier plan. If you do it before the 7th then it will stay the same.

          • Audhwang1

            that is strange because i just got off the phone with a rep and they
            told me unlimited data is unlimited data that there is no difference
            between feature phone and smart phone and you will be grandfather no
            mater what…i couldnt believe it so they noted the account just in case 

          • Litobirdy

            awesome what did you ask them? i’m about to call to note my account too

        • Any phone you hook up AFTER 7/7 is going to be on Tier Data.  That’s why you want to get a contract in place BEFORE 7/7.  Best way to do this is get yourself a Smartphone on eBay and get it hook-up on a plan BEFORE 7/7.

          • Litobirdy

            Michael, i know what you mean, but for example lets say july 30th, my friend says here’s a blackberry. I say ok great, i’ll activate this on my line. I”m not making any change to my contract. Contract is still my old one with unilmited plan. Why would that effect the tier crap.

          • If your plan that you have now is a Feature phone with or with out an unlimited data plan … you would still need to change your plan to a NEW ‘Smartphone’ tiered data plan.  BUT … if you have a smartphone plan now and come 7/30 you want to move to a BB that someone gave you … you’ll be fine to keep your current plan.

            Bottom line … you have to have a unlimited Smartphone contract in place before 7/7.

          • Audhwang1

            that is strange because i just got off the phone with a rep and they told me unlimited data is unlimited data that there is no difference between feature phone and smart phone and you will be grandfather no mater what…i couldnt believe it so they noted the account just in case

          • That’s GREAT news … What I’ve read is the complete opposite.  See this …

            http://www.droid-life.com/2011/06/24/more-on-verizons-tiered-data-plans-and-how-long-you-get-to-stay-unlimited/

            If you had them note your account … that’s you’re grandfathered in on your Feature phone … you should be good.

          • Litobirdy

            I just called as well, Lady also clarified that unlimited data is unlimited data and i’ll still keep it even if upgrading from Feature to smart. I guess we’ll see the day we do decide to upgrade. I asked her to please note my account anyway JUST in case

          • Audhwang1

            told you everyone needs to just remember to have the csr note your account so they cant say anthing

          • Litobirdy

            Awesome. what did you ask them? i’m about to call to note my account too

          • Anonymous

            In simple terms, if you try and activate a smartphone on a feature phone plan ( even online) you will be told that the phone is not compatible with your current plan.

        • If I activate a smartphone by myself w/o upgrading contract after 7/7  everything should stay exactly as is, no?

          It should from what we’ve heard but like you said we don’t have 100% of the details, it’s very frustrating.

        • because feature phone data isn’t the same as smartphone data. are you paying $30 a month for data?

  • YES!

  • Anonymous

    Notice that VZ support didn’t say that you can keep unlimited data switching form 3g to 4g. Just “Upgrading to another smartphone” after July 7th. You need them to specify 3g phone to 4g phone. They can completely get around this.
    And what if your not under contract(like me). They have yet to specify 3G phone to 4G phone. That I’m aware of anyway.

  • Are they saying a 4G plan will cost the same as a 3G Plan? That seems too good to be true.

    • challenger

      Yeah but look at the prices of 4G phones compared to 3G phones. Bionic, all day every day.

  • Rob Meyer

    That’s great news.. Today is a good day for some bionic info…. Its been quite a while since some photos or leaks came out. What better way to start the week.

    • EC8CH

      or some SGII leaks for those fed up with Moto 😛

      • Arthur2142

        Since CES, I thought the Bionic was destined to be my next phone, but the SGII is quickly changing my mind…I guess we’ll just have to see which one is available around 8/19/11 when my upgrade is due!

        • Anonymous

          Same here. Motorola, you snooze you lose.

  • yayIwon

    droid incredible cm7 still grinding unlimited 3g 🙂

  • skaguyy

    and the thunderbolt has been returned! (hoorah for no restocking fee at best buy)

    • Xellos626

      how does that work? i’m in a similar situation and want to return my thunderbolt and go back to my OG Droid, but does that mean your upgrade eligibility gets restored and the new contract is cancelled?

      • skaguyy

        Yeah they gave back the eligibility and new contract was put back to old contract on my X

        As long as you are within the return policy, go in there and just tell them you wanna return for your old phone…even make up excuses like battery life and such.

        Also, while on the phone getting the eligibility restored, I asked the rep about the whole switching from 3g to 4g after 7/7 and she seemed to be positive with the fact that unlimited smartphone data is unlimited smartphone data…so as long as you have unlimited now, according to this rep I talked to, we are all set

  • Trevor Arneberg

    Any idea on switching form a blackberry plan to a 3g phone?

    • I’d like an answer to this as well.  If you have a BB … it’s still a ‘smartphone’ but BB has it’s own data plan, but it’s at the same rate as the droids … $30 per/month for unlimited.  If I switch from my BB to a Droid after 7/7 will I still keep my unlimited plan?

      I must know … as I bought a Charge 3 days ago, but really want to hold out for the Bionic if my unlimited plan will stick after 7/7.

      •  i read something few days ago that if you are on a feature phone on unlimited data you will be forced into picking a tier. So I guess you would just have to figure out what category they are placing blackberrys into.

        If its a Feature phone then you will have to go tier. if its a Smartphone then stay on Unlimited.

        However my idea is this, isnt blackberry on 1x and not 3g? Im not sure.

        • I saw that too (Feature vs. Smart phone) … I was just thinking that BB has to fall into Smartphone category, especially since on the VZW site when you filter on ‘Smartphones’ they list BB in that category.  

          But you are correct … my BB Tour is only 1x … not 3G.

          Still would like to have a definitive answer so I know if I can return my new Charge or keep it.

          • IgotGAME

            I would also like to know the answer to this.

            Kellex – Are Blackberry’s going to be grandfathered in?  I need to know if I need to move my wife to a new “smartphone” or if her blackberry is going to be considered a “smartphone”. 

          • IgotGAME

            I would also like to know the answer to this.

            Kellex – Are Blackberry’s going to be grandfathered in?  I need to know if I need to move my wife to a new “smartphone” or if her blackberry is going to be considered a “smartphone”. 

          • Dawhyte86

            I would probably say no because when I switched from a Blackberry to my new android phone it removed the Blackberry plan and had me add a new data plan (which was thankfully the unlimited). So it makes you remove the Blackberry plan and choose one which after 7/7 unlimited won’t be a choice.

          • Gwnewman1

            If you’re only getting 1x on your Tour, you might want to get that fixed. My original Tour was 3G.

          • Anonymous

            So wait the EV would indicate 3G yes?

          • Bnfunny

            My wife has a BB Tour and I questioned why her’s says 1Xev and was told that 1Xev is 3G.  Or they may have said 1Xev = 3G  So I believe BB are on 3G also..  If you google that question several will say the same thing..  I would hope they will keep there unlimited as well as with Droids.

          • Bnfunny

            My wife has a BB Tour and I questioned why her’s says 1Xev and was told that 1Xev is 3G.  Or they may have said 1Xev = 3G  So I believe BB are on 3G also..  If you google that question several will say the same thing..  I would hope they will keep there unlimited as well as with Droids.

    • The response from Verizon just says smartphone, no mention of 3G specific. Hopefully this is the case and I didn’t waste money buying a smart phone w/o 3G just to get grandfathered into the unlimited plan.

    • Big B

      I’m in the same boat. I’ve looked everywhere but can’t find a definite answer.

  • Legoturte92

    I just have to figure out what phone I will end up getting. So far it’s between the Droid Bionic or the iPhone 5 when it gets announced. I want the best phone Verizon can sell me.

    • Legoturte92

      Just because my original Droid has a small crack on it and I’m due for a new phone.

      • Mike32

        You should take a look at the Galaxy S II. I don’t think the Bionic will be as fast as the GS II, but it should be plenty for most.

  • Well looks like I won’t be switching to T-Mobile after all.

    • Why would you EVER do that?? T-Mobile is the “window licker” of the phone world.

      • and will be owned by at&t shortly

        • And in Chicago it’s pretty damn good, that and AT&T can’t change your contract after your grandfathered in. Also, it’s the best option if you’re an international traveler, like your’s truly.

  • Holyfieldpimp

    Thank God…
    I’ve been a Verizon Wireless customer for a while now.  I didn’t want to give up my plan and switch carriers.  As soon as a good 4g phone comes out that I like, then I will just buy the phone out right and switch.  Do you have to tell the Verizon store that you want to switch to 4g?

    • no.. automatically opts you into the unlimited 4g plan..

  • Anonymous

    Well I got I rushed out for the Thunderbolt for no reason. Oh well, still a great phone.

    • Return it … you have 2 weeks.

      • Anonymous

        $35 restocking fee FTL

        • skaguyy

          That’s why you buy at best buy…no restocking fee

          well that, and they price matched costco for me, so I got it for 179 (then returned it)

  • Deos anyone actually believe that VZW cares if we refer anyone to them??  They are a corporate GIANT.  They will NEVER lose enough customers to have to worry about it.  Everyone will throw a hissy fit, and then they will simmer down and PAY for the tiered data,..just like good little children.

    • Anonymous

      Mobile carriers are a lot like airlines in the way that they operate — when someone finally introduces a new policy or pricing scheme they all eventually follow suit.

      charging for checked backage? One did it then they all did (I think American was first?)
      charging for exit row and bulkhead? One did it then they all did (Delta was first?)

      • Stephen D

        Southwest still doesn’t do that.

        • Scott P.

          Guess that Sprint and Southwest have similar business practices then…

          • i wish theyd fix their crappy coverage and data speeds..

        • Anonymous

          That is because southwest air is like the Greyhound Bus of the skies, they give equally crappy service to everybody.

      • Stephen D

        Southwest still doesn’t do that.

  • yay, good news at least

  • Anonymous

    All of this will be as long as they allow it. They could change their minds in August and say that’s no longer the case.

    I just hope it remains that way until January when I can get an upgrade.

  • Fa-q

    I guess they decided that keeping customers is a good idea.. Even still, 2gb for $30 is a joke and I’ll never refer anyone to Verizon again. 

  • If you’re lucky, it will be out by Christmas.

  • )v(urphy

    Whew, I can tell my colleagues to stop freaking out now.

  • Sylense

    Let’s hope they don’t play that “our twitter account was hacked” card lol. We need to ALL save this screenshot though just in case

    • Anonymous

      Save it all you want, but they can change their minds anytime after July 7th and there’s not a damn thing you can do about it.

      • Sylense

        lol true enough. that’s when they hit you with the ol “pricing is subject to change without notice” bit

        • james fisher

          Except that if the change the terms of the agreement inside the contract period any customer can terminate for Material Adverse Affect.

          • wham bam thank you maam. 🙂 good comment.

          • Perking812

            It’s all a matter of how long they let us be “Grandfathers”…here’s hoping for a LONG time

  • Awesome! Planning on upgrading to the Bionic… if it doesn’t have an unlockable bootloader, I’ll wait a bit longer to see any other LTE superphones.

  • What if you’re already on 4G…hopefully the same is true for us…

    • Anonymous

      Obviously it is, but the question was more so for people who weren’t 4G yet and wanted to upgrade after July 7.

      • Yeah thanks…I got that.  Hence my comment.

      • Yeah thanks…I got that.  Hence my comment.

      • Anonymous

        Call me crazy but the tweet was still ambiguous.  I will remain skeptical and until I see something official that explicitly states the 3G –> 4G upgrade is grandfathered.  

  • #winning