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Verizon considers $5 phone plan

Tue, 02/17/2009 - 7:35am
Brian Santo

Verizon is considering several new, low-cost landline services aimed at stemming the tide of customers opting for only wireless service, according to various media reports.

One option being evaluated is a $5-per-month service that would allow customers to receive calls, and make calls only to Verizon customers and 911 emergency, The Wall Street Journal reported.

Another possibility Verizon is evaluating is a $10-per-month plan with the ability to make limited outgoing calls to local numbers.

Verizon, according to Reuters, is considering making the offer only to customers also bundling with Internet service.

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