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Why can't I use 4G on prepaid?
04paula
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You are not allowing 4g to be used on your pre pay plans. When other companies will allow bring your phone to their companies and activate. Someone at Verizon is dropping the ball and forcing their customers to other companies...seems like bad business plan to me!!!

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Re: Why would verizon not let pre paid use on 4g
KathyH_VZW
Verizon Employee

I understand your concern, 04paula! At this time, prepay service only operates on 3G technology. Since 4G is not available, a 4G device is not compatible. Go to vzw.com/prepay to view available devices.

Thank you,

KathyH_VZW

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Re: Why would verizon not let pre paid use on 4g
KathyH_VZW
Verizon Employee

I understand your concern, 04paula! At this time, prepay service only operates on 3G technology. Since 4G is not available, a 4G device is not compatible. Go to vzw.com/prepay to view available devices.

Thank you,

KathyH_VZW

Follow us on Twitter @VZWSupport

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Re: Why would verizon not let pre paid use on 4g
smitty23521
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I'm thinking they would lose pospaid profit if they had 4G service on prepaid.

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Re: Why would verizon not let pre paid use on 4g
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All those other companies are allowed to throttle 4G data. Verizon isn't. There's your answer. Blame the FCC.

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Re: Why would verizon not let pre paid use on 4g
04paula
Member

Ty switching. To smart talk they cheaper and Do have a way to use verizon

galaxy iii...things lpoking cheaper eve....ty for your help

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Re: Why would verizon not let pre paid use on 4g
04paula
Member

Ty figured out how can use phone with straight talk..by by verizon...ty

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Re: Why would verizon not let pre paid use on 4g
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You cannot use any 4G phone from Verizon on Straight Talk. You can only use 3G phones. Also Straight Talk limits it 3G data to 2.5 GB despite saying it's unlimited and even though it might be using Verizon's network Verizon's own customers get priority on the network. Any congestion in the area MVNOs like Straight Talk get booted off first.

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