Want to keep this as short as possible, so I'll simply list the event's that occurred in bullets. - Called VZW a on 7/6 upon learning that unlimited data plans for smartphones were no longer being offered for new data plans beginning 7/7. My question to the rep - "Would I be able to sign up my daughter's line that currently has only a feature phone for the $29.99 unlimited data plan and use it as a placeholder until I got my hands on a smartphone for her." He quickly responded that I could. I pressed the issue and wanted him to look further into it because I did not want to sign her up for one of the tiered plans that we know were coming. After being placed on a lengthy hold, he came back on and GUARANTEED that this would be OK. If I thought it would have been a problem, I would have switched her over to an old WinMo phone I no longer use that day, even though I would have not seen her for a week. Rather than deal with the inconvenience of not being able to call her and put the Windows phone on her line, I just added the $29.99 data package to her existing feature phone. - Called VZW yesterday when I got a used LG Ally to switch to this line. The rep looked up the 7/6 notes on my account and promised the he could keep her on the grandfathered plan. - Noticed on my account today the she has a 2GB capped plan. Called VZW to explain. The rep's response "you were given incorrect information. There is nothing we can do." Here's looking forward to when all of our contracts are up. Leaving VZW (who I've been with since analog days) and never going back. I have the date entered on my calendar.