Verizon Wireless continues to hit consumers in their pocketbooks or Google Wallets by ending subsidies for its popular products including tablets.
When the Share Everything plan was instituted in June, smartphone buyers could not keep their unlimited data plans with the share everything plan. Now some savvy readers have noticed that Verizon is no longer subsidizing its tablet even when bought with a plan. (Read how to keep unlimited data and not get trapped by Verizon's Share Everything plan.)
Originally the 10" 16GB Droid Xyboard went for $529.99 is now 629.99 the new Samsung Galaxy tab 7.7 is going for $549 cost $499.99 when it was released with a contract.
So dear Verizon customers, I don't think we'll ever see a $200 Motorola Xoom 10 inch tablet with a contract on this black Friday like we saw last year.
The Communication Workers of America called Verizon Wireless, VeriGreedy. Verizon Wireless is cutting costs by closing down its Houston call center and will cut 950 jobs. You may wonder where all the money is going the president of Verizon Wireless makes $23 million a year. The top five Verizon executives made almost $350 million over five years while proposing deep cuts for frontline workers.
Verizon is cutting American works to outsource to low-wadge contractors monitoring, online chat, dispatch and materials distribution.
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