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Pre-pay option extends to smart phones

WATERLOO (KWWL) -- Verizon is offering an upgrade in the world of prepay

The cellular company is now selling smart phones with a prepaid plan in its stores, and they'll be available online on September 28th.

There is one catch however the price of their phones.

For example, a Blackberry Curve on the prepaid plan will cost $215 dollars Where as the same phone with a two year contract sells for $20 dollars.

Analysts say prepaid is a growth area for wireless carriers.

Online Anchor: Sunny Layne

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