Maybe the FTC or FCC should look into this? Hope some day, Verizon will see to treating their customers better with service options that help
That on it's own is against their reach and illegal to force another company to offer what another company offers. This is the very reason why we can't have nice things.
You say it yourself. You have both Verizon and AT&T accounts. If AT&T works out better for you then drop your Verizon line. If enough people do this then it will affect the company and they will have to do some changes.