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It’s Official: Verizon Wireless says contracts are optional

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 6:04PM EST

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Last week, we spilled a rumor onto the Internet regarding Verizon Wireless’ new deal for going contract free. Today, VZW has officially announced and confirmed our suspicions — contracts are not necessary for those who want to pay the unsubsidized price for phones or potential subscribers who want to use their existing CDMA devices. The leaked internal documents above provides more of the details. Way to go Verizon! The contract-free option will also be available to current users so long as they fulfill their current contracts. So, if you’re nearing the end of your contract or you think you’d like to remain loyal to Verizon for quite some time, this would definitely be the way to go. If you’re new and you’d like to check it out online, when you select your device there is a drop-down menu beside it where you can select Month-to-Month, 1 year, or 2 year contract options. After giving it a quick run ourselves, it looks like all you have to do is pick your plan, choose a device, and checkout. Like we mentioned before, the activation fee still applies for all plans. Full leaked docs are after the jump!