Verizon Giving Customers 15GB Extra Hotspot Data for May

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Verizon today announced that it is planning to provide an additional 15GB of LTE data to all consumer and small business plans in May to continue to support its customers who are working from home.

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The 15GB of data will be automatically added to consumer and small business shared data plans, hotspots, and jetpacks, and can be used from May 1 through May 31.

Verizon continues to support customers who may find themselves needing additional data in order to learn, work or keep connected during this challenging time. That's why today, we announced we are automatically adding an additional 15GB of 4G LTE data to consumer and small business* shared data plans, hotspots and jetpacks to be used from May 1 through May 31. There is no action needed as this data will automatically be added to consumer and small business accounts.

Verizon in April provided customers with an extra 15GB of data to use, and the extra data is available to all postpaid metered customers, prepaid customers, and Jetpack owners. Customers with unlimited data plans are able to use the extra data as hotspot data, but data caps remain in place.

During the ongoing health crisis, Verizon has waived overage charges and has promised not to terminate service for customers who are unable to pay at this time.

Other wireless carriers have also been providing additional benefits to customers. T-Mobile scrapped smartphone data caps entirely for 60 days, while AT&T provided extra hotspot data.

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Top Rated Comments

burgman Avatar
10 months ago


Yawn. T-mobile already did that last month.

Yawn, so did Verizon, this is the second month. Wasted snark...:)
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RalfTheDog Avatar
10 months ago
If you are working from home, why would you need hotspot data?
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
nikhsub1 Avatar
10 months ago
"unlimited data plans are able to use the extra data as hotspot data, but data caps remain in place." You have unlimited data until you don't. These people...
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
tCdemon Avatar
10 months ago
Ground Breaking!...we should be getting discounts since a lot of people are using wifi and not their towers for data.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
fonzy91 Avatar
10 months ago
Yawn. T-mobile already did that last month.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dannyyankou Avatar
10 months ago


If you are working from home, why would you need hotspot data?

If you don’t have broadband I guess
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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