Verizon has announced the Thursday launch of the ZTE Fivespot with GlobalAccess support. The modem features EVDO Rev A support for domestic access along with quadband GSM/EDGE and tri-band US HSPA support with built-in Wi-Fi radio for sharing the connection with up to 5 people. The unit will cost $199.99 after a new 2 year agreement before an additional $100 mail-in rebate, bringing the total to $99.99.
Verizon has also announced prepaid and postpaid service plans for the modem/router starting at $39.99 monthly access for 250 MB of monthly access with a $0.10/MB overage, $59.99 monthly access for 5 GB monthly access with a$0.05/MB overage, prepaid access at $15 for 100 MB (one day of use), $30 for 300 MB (one week of use), $50 for 1 GB (30 days of use) or $80 for 5 GB (30 days of use).
International access starts at $129.99 monthly access for 5 GB of monthly access in the United States and Canada at a $0.05/MB overage and 100 MB of access in select countries at a $0.005/KB after the first 100MB and $219.99 for the same domestic 5 GB allowance for the United States and Canada at $0.05/MB overage with an increased 200 MB allowance in select countries at the same $0.005/KB after the first 200MB. GlobalAccess Pay Per Use for occasional use must also be purchased with a $59.99 Mobile Broadband service plan. The Pay Per Use rate is $0.002/KB in Canada, $0.005/KB in Mexico, and $0.02/KB in more than 200 other destinations.