***NOTE: Effective November 1st, 2012, the VDC no longer accepts new Verizon App submissions. Additionally, beginning December 2012, final billing to customers for all existing Subscriptions and In-App Purchase apps will occur, and all paid Subscriptions and In-App Purchase API apps will be removed from the catalog on November 1st, 2012. Customers will receive a final full month of use & access, before Verizon Apps begins its complete shutdown in January 2013.
For additional details, please review the Verizon Apps Notice and Verizon Apps Transition Timeline.***
During binary submission, developers can select several pricing models. Supported Verizon Apps pricing options include the following, with duration and usage rules indicated in the table below:
Developers can choose one pricing option or multiple pricing plans for a single application when submitting the first content for a concept. Pricing information is at the content level and cannot be changed for the various binaries subsequently submitted. In the VDC portal during edition upload, developers can select “Always Free”, “One Price Option Offered”, or “Multiple Price Options Offered”. Pricing and selection of subscriptions options is at the discretion of developers. Refer to Section 3 for submission details.
It is important to note that if you intend on offering multiple price offerings for your application (parent app) as described in Section 2.1, you will not have the ability to offer every purchase model if you are enabling your app for In-App purchase content; the only parent app purchase options when offering In-App content are: Free, One-time Paid Download (unlimited re-downloads), and One-time Paid Download (paid re-downloads).
In-App content can be submitted with one of the four options below:
Single pieces of In-App content can be offered with one or all of the above price models. The license and In-App purchase scheme allows developers the flexibility to fully customize their offerings.