AT&T follows T-Mobile's lead in making upgrades more affordable

By Shawn Knight · 4 replies
Jul 16, 2013
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  1. Not to be outdone by rival T-Mobile, AT&T on Tuesday announced a new program that will allow customers to upgrade to a new handset every year. AT&T Next borrows some elements from T-Mobile’s Jump program as well as their monthly...

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  2. Not a good deal unless they reduce their price plans... why pay the premium when you are already pay high monthly fees for a subsidized phone.
  3. MilwaukeeMike

    MilwaukeeMike TS Evangelist Posts: 2,890   +1,224

    I would think the monthly plans will have to be cheaper. T-mobile's JUMP program is $30/month, which is pretty close, but their phone plans are $50, not $100. If ATT is going to make customers pay $32/month for the phone, then they'll have to drop the plan price to balance it out. I can't see very many people being ok with an expensive plan without the benefit of a subsidized phone.
  4. Geforcepat

    Geforcepat TS Booster Posts: 140   +16

    Hmmm so I can upgrade my 4s and stay on my original plan from 09?
  5. p51d007

    p51d007 TS Evangelist Posts: 1,310   +651

    LOL...will at&t lower their monthly plan....that's a good one.
    No, they will market the heck out of this, and the sheeple drones will line up
    and say take my money.

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