Verizon Drops Plan To Charge $2 Fee
Looks like the $2 convenience fee for those who pay online or by telephone has now been scraped. Good to see Verizon listening to customer feedback on this. It really was a bad idea to begin with. Customers were already talking about having a mail-in your bill month to overload Verizon with mail processing. Here is the official statement from Verizon:
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.