Verizon Makes Prepaid DROIDs Official, Launching September 28

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Those prepaid Droids we talked about earlier in the week have turned official.  As of September 28th, you’ll be able to buy any Droid and turn it into a prepaid minute plan.  Actually, you can probably take your current Droid and turn it into one if you’d like.  While the press release below says 9/28, the VZW prepaid site is already live…

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ — Verizon Wireless today announced it will be expanding its portfolio of prepaid offerings to include a new 3G Prepaid data package that lets customers access unlimited data on select 3G Smartphones and Multimedia phones for $30 monthly access. Multimedia phone customers also have the option of selecting a new $10 monthly data package for 25 MB per month ($.20/MB overage). These new prepaid data packages will be available in Verizon Wireless Communications Store today and online at beginning Sept. 28.

“These new data offerings will help our prepaid customers experience the full breadth of Verizon Wireless’ robust device portfolio and the many engaging, informative and helpful applications that depend on a data plan,” said Jim Sullivan, director of marketing for Verizon Wireless. “Our prepaid customers will now have the freedom to enjoy all of the capabilities that these phones have to offer, while controlling costs and without being tied to a contract.”

Full lineup of Droid devices is available:

  • DROID by Motorola
  • DROID X by Motorola
  • DROID 2 by Motorola
  • DROID Eris™ by HTC
  • DROID Incredible by HTC

Monthly plans:

For more, visit

Anyone switching to a prepaid plan?

Source:  PR Newswire


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