We've known for some time that Verizon was planning to switch to tiered data options, but no one knew exactly when the switch would happen. Thanks to a leak today, though, it looks like the change is going to come sooner than we all expected. According to an Engadget tipster, Verizon will be implementing their tiered data plans beginning on October 28th, and this is how it all will go down:
This is huge news for Verizon customers, for several reasons. It's big that Big Red is finally moving to tiered data after AT&T was the only carrier to do so for so long. Also huge is that Verizon will be retaining the unlimited data option for smartphone owners, unlike AT&T who threw out the unlimited plan and angered many current and potential customers. Perhaps we'll see AT&T reinstate their unlimited smartphone data plan back to its former glory? We can only hope. Also, one last important note: these data plans are for 3G only. What do you all think of these tiered pricing options?