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Verizon Wireless Tracfone Acquisition

Analyst Infers Verizon Has An 80% Chance Of Getting Approved To Acquire Tracfone

Joe Paonessa - Jan 4, 2021
In September of 2020, Verizon announced that it reached an agreement to acquire Tracfone. The price tag for the purchase tops out at $6.9 billion. It isn’t expected to close until the latter half of 2021. But like all major transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, they must get approved by
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Verizon Prepaid Is Leaving Target

Verizon Prepaid Has Been Removed From Target Stores

Joe Paonessa - Oct 27, 2020
Wave7 Research had been observing a reduction of inventory of Verizon Prepaid phones carried in Target stores. The reduction was noticed across several states over a time period of a couple of months. BestMVNO had observed similar changes locally with one store going from fully-stocked displays in August of 2020
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Verizon Agrees To Acquire Tracfone

Verizon’s Acquisition Of Tracfone Could Be Devastating To The Prepaid Wireless Market

Joe Paonessa - Sep 14, 2020
Verizon announced that it has agreed to acquire Tracfone, the nation’s largest prepaid wireless provider for a total of up to $6.9 billion. Verizon is paying for the transaction with $3.125 billion in cash and $3.125 billion in common stock. The deal also includes up to an additional $650 million
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Verizon Prepaid Moto E5 Go Is Free At Walmart (Photo Via Wave7 Research)

The Verizon Prepaid Moto E5 Go Is Now Free In-Store At Walmart

Joe Paonessa - Jul 3, 2020
The Verizon Prepaid Moto E5 Go is now available for free exclusively at Walmart. The offer is available in-store only and was jointly discovered by analysts at Wave7 Research and Mil Hustles who is also known as @kingoftechdeals. The Moto E5 Go is regularly priced at $34.88. Online Walmart lists
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Verizon Prepaid Introduces Customer Loyalty Discount Program

Verizon Prepaid Introduces Customer Loyalty Discounts, The Longer You Stay The More You Save

Joe Paonessa - Jun 24, 2020
Verizon Prepaid has introduced customer loyalty discounts that are being marketed around the tagline “stay with us, save with us.” The longer a customer stays with Verizon Prepaid, the more money can be saved. A maximum customer loyalty discount of $10/month per line is offered. The loyalty discounts will take
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Verizon Prepaid Offering New $10/Month Online Exclusive Discount

Verizon Prepaid Offering Massive Discounts, Get 16GB Of Data For $35/Month

Joe Paonessa - May 8, 2020
Well, Verizon Prepaid has finally done it and changed up their promotions. The carrier has had a long-running double data promo, and although that remains intact, some plans now come with a massive discount. Verizon’s $70 unlimited LTE data plan and $50 plan with 16GB of high-speed data now both
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Verizon Prepaid Unlimited Plan Dealer Exclusive

Verizon Prepaid Dealers Have Unlimited LTE Data Plan For $50/Month

Joe Paonessa - Mar 18, 2020
Starting 3/18/2020, new Verizon Prepaid customers will be able to pick up an unlimited plan for $55/month or $50 when a $5/month autopay discount is applied.  This is a dealer exclusive offer and it is not available on the Verizon Wireless website or in a Verizon Wireless retail store.  The
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Verizon Launches Yahoo Mobile, Visible Rebranded

Verizon Launches Yahoo Mobile, Will It Be A Success?

Joe Paonessa - Mar 11, 2020
Verizon is making a move to try and further monetize its Yahoo user base with the launch of a new wireless brand, Yahoo Mobile.  Yahoo is owned by Verizon and according to Alexa Site Info, it is the 5th most popular website in the USA as measured by traffic and
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Verizon Prepaid Now Offering $60 Account Credits To New Customers That Port-In

Verizon Prepaid Offering $60 Account Credit To Port-Ins

Joe Paonessa - Nov 19, 2019
Verizon Prepaid has launched a new promo today.  Customers that switch over to Verizon Prepaid will receive a $60 account credit when they port-in to plans priced $50 or higher. $60 Account Credit Port-In Promo Details And Fine Print This offer is scheduled to be available until January 31st, 2020
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Select Verizon Prepaid Dealers Offering Account Credits And Free Moto E4

Select Verizon Prepaid Dealers Offering $45 Account Credits And Free Moto E4 To New Customers

Joe Paonessa - Oct 4, 2019
How do you make Verizon Prepaid’s double data offer even better?  You give new subscribers a $45 account credit when they activate on a Verizon Prepaid plan priced $50 or higher and/or a free Moto E4 for activating on a plan priced $40 or higher.  That’s the deal going on
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Verizon Prepaid Double Data For Life Offer Returns To VIDAPAY Dealers

Verizon Prepaid Once Again Offering Double Data For Life

Joe Paonessa - May 20, 2019
Verizon Prepaid has a couple of offers expiring today/tomorrow.  One is the discontinuation of a $65 unlimited hotspot data plan, and the other is a bonus data offer on Verizon Prepaid’s $45 plan. The bonus data offer gives customers an extra 7GB of data to use with the plan for
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Verizon Prepaid's Unlimited Hotspot Plan Is Being Discontinued

Verizon Prepaid’s $65 Unlimited Hotspot Plan Is Going Away On May 21st

Joe Paonessa - May 15, 2019
A few weeks ago, Verizon’s $65 prepaid unlimited LTE data hotspot (Tablet & jetpack) plan, disappeared from the main part of the Verizon Prepaid website.  This led some to speculate that the plan was going to be no longer offered.  Today, BestMVNO has learned from a Verizon Prepaid dealer that
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Verizon Wireless Announces Just Kids Phone Plan

Verizon Wireless Announces Just Kids, A Phone Plan For Kids

Joe Paonessa - Apr 2, 2019
Verizon Wireless has announced a new phone plan designed for children, complete with strings attached.  The new plan is called “Just Kids” and pricing for the plan starts at $55/month with lower pricing available to those who have more lines in their account.  The plan will launch this Thursday, April
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Verizon Prepaid Now Offering 15GB Of Data For $45/Month

Verizon Prepaid Now Offering 15GB Of Data For $45/Month

Joe Paonessa - Jan 24, 2019
Yesterday, Verizon prepaid launched a new $55 unlimited plan through select dealerships.  Today, Verizon has a new prepaid offer on its website.  Customers who enroll in Verizon’s $50 prepaid plan and enable auto pay on their account will get bonus data.  The plan normally includes 8GB of LTE data but
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VIDAPAY Dealers Offering A Verizon Prepaid Unlimited Plan For $55

$55 Verizon Prepaid Unlimited Data Plan Launching Exclusively Through VIDAPAY Dealers

Joe Paonessa - Jan 23, 2019
VIDAPAY and ePay are online software platforms that provide prepaid wireless dealers with an all-in-one solution for activating SIM cards and managing their prepaid wireless accounts.  Those using the VIDAPAY platform have in the past been privy to exclusive deals on Verizon prepaid.  Twice last year Verizon launched double data for
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