To open a Verizon prepaid account with unlimited talk and text, sign up for a My Verizon account at the company's website or visit a local Verizon location. Customers may buy devices straight from the company or use the "Bring Your Own Device" option.
Verizon prepaid accounts don't require an annual contract, have no activation fees and don't require a credit check. Devices purchased via the Verizon website qualify for free overnight shipping, and those who wish to use their own Verizon-compatible smartphones may purchase a 4G LTE SIM activation kit that includes the $45 unlimited talk and text plan with 1 gigabyte of data for $49.99, as of March 2015.
Verizon prepaid account plans for smartphones with unlimited talk and text within the U.S. to anyone using any mobile carrier cost customers either $45 or $60 and come with 1 GB and 2.5 GB of data respectively. Additional data may be purchased at rates of $5 for 500 megabytes, $10 for 1 GB and $20 for 3 GB. Basic phone plans with unlimited talk and text and 500 MB of data cost customers $35 per month. Extra data on these plans may be added at the same rate as charged for smartphone data.