On Thursday, Verizon announced that customers can earn up to 2 GB of free data by using Android Pay.
The new promotion started this week, and offers postpaid Verizon subscribers with The Verizon Plan or The MORE Everything Plan within the 50 United States and D.C. the chance to earn some extra data. "We already love our devices for everything from communicating and entertainment, now they're even more useful with mobile payments. Starting today, you can enjoy 2 GB of free Verizon data, good for two billing cycles, when using Android Pay," said Verizon in its announcement. To get the free data, users can pay via Android Pay in stores. The first time you use Android Pay, you will get 1 GB of data. On your third tap, Verizon will give users an additional gigabyte. Verizon added, "Eligible subscribers can also combine this offer with current deals, such as receiving 2 GB of shareable monthly bonus data when you upgrade or activate a new phone on device payment on the Verizon Plan XL or larger." The offer is open until June 14th, and the free data must be redeemed before July 14th.
Meanwhile, Samsung is trying to convince users to use its payment service with its own promotion. Samsung is offering a free $30 gift card for making your first three successful purchases in Samsung Pay from April 15th through to May 10th. This offer is available for anyone who had signed up for Samsung Pay before April 15th, but who has not yet used the service. Qualifying devices include the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, S6 Active, S6 Edge+, Note 5, S7, and S7 Edge. Once you've made the three payments, Samsung will send a digital $30 gift card of your choice for Best Buy, eBay, Gamestop, or Regal Entertainment.