A Verizon Hotspot is a small electronic device that provides an Internet connection on the go, as long as the hotspot is within range of the connected devices. Each Verizon Hotspot can enable several Wi-Fi-capable devices to receive a Wi-Fi signal via the Verizon 4G LTE network simultaneously.
Hotspots can be used to access the internet when traveling in areas where normal Wi-Fi based internet service is not available. As of 2015, Verizon Hotspot prices range from $1 to $50, all with a two-year contract. The less expensive Hotspots are pre-owned but still in good condition.
There are several data plans from which to choose depending on how many gigabytes of data an individual prefers. There is a fee for overages. Plans start at about $40 and increase with the number of gigabytes requested.