Verizon introduced a new broadband price-for-life promotion for specific DSL tiers. The promotion runs through February 21st and new customers have to commit to at least a two year term. The promotion guarantees no price hikes for as long as the customer keeps the service. Pricing for the promotion starts at $17.99/month for up to 1 megabits per second (Mbps); up to 3 Mbps at $27.99 per month; and up to 7.1 Mbps at $37.99 per month. Verizon also announced it’s DSL powered 7.1 Mbps service is now available to 9 million homes across their footprint.
Verizon also announced a new promotion for its DirecTV powered triple play bundles, with new introductory pricing of $74.99 (when ordered online) for unlimited voice, 1 Mbps broadband, and DirecTV video service. As Verizon’s press release title suggests, the new promotions are clearly targeting “Budget-Minded Consumers.”