Talk about a short lived policy. Verizon Wireless just decided to pull the plug on their new $2.00 fee. The customers have spoken and the FCC threats were heard loud and clear.
There you have it folks. The fee is gone and it's business as usual.
Verizon Wireless Will Not Institute Single Payment Fee.12/30/2011
Verizon Wireless has decided it will not institute the fee for online or telephone single payments that was announced earlier this week.
The company made the decision in response to customer feedback about the plan, which was designed to improve the efficiency of those transactions. The company continues to encourage customers to take advantage of the numerous simple and convenient payment methods it provides.
“At Verizon, we take great care to listen to our customers. Based on their input, we believe the best path forward is to encourage customers to take advantage of the best and most efficient options, eliminating the need to institute the fee at this time,” said Dan Mead, president and chief executive officer of Verizon Wireless.
Source: Jeff Kagen / VZW