Tag Archives: Upgrade

Sprint Prepares T-Mobile JUMP! Competitor With Its “One Up” Early Upgrade Program

  I really can’t wait to see how T-Mobile CEO @john_legere tweet reacts to the news that Sprint is preparing to launch its very own JUMP! competitor. Calling it “One Up,” Sprint is the last of the national carriers to echo T-Mobile’s early upgrade program after AT&T and Verizon launched their own programs soon after T-Mobile went live with JUMP! While it’s safe to argue that AT&T Next and Verizon EDGE … [read full article]

T-Mobile Posts Three new JUMP! Commercials With Bill Hader

With T-Mobile’s JUMP! program already off to a “jumping” start, T-Mobile’s added three new commercials to the mix. Some of you may have already seen these on television and the “Missed Texts” one is especially funny. I don’t know if this is Bill Hader at his SNL best (Stefan anyone?), but he plays the role well and I’m happy to see T-Mobile move in this … [read full article]

AT&T Mimics T-Mobile, Introduces “AT&T Next” Smartphone, Tablet Upgrade Program

AT&T will copy follow T-Mobile’s lead with their JUMP! upgrade program and introduce “AT&T Next.” With Next, AT&T customers will have the opportunity to buy a new smartphone or tablet every 12 months with no activation, upgrade or financing fees. With AT&T Next, customers purchase a smartphone or tablet with no down payment and agree to pay monthly installments for the device. … [read full article]

Verizon Set To Introduce JUMP!, Call It “VZ Edge” Instead

In a move that will have T-Mobile customers screaming “we had it first,” Verizon Wireless looks set to introduce “VZ Edge,” their own early upgrade plan for customers. In simple terms, Verizon will allow customers to upgrade their devices more often to “stay on the leading edge of technology.” The boys at Droid-Life got their hands on a slide right out of a Verizon training session highlighting customers ability to upgrade to a … [read full article]

Public Service Announcement: T-Mobile’s JUMP! Upgrade Program Launches Today

We’ve already covered T-Mobile’s JUMP! upgrade program in in great detail and there’s already some existing stories on the blog for your reading pleasure including a basic background of JUMP! and whether or not the right program for you. You can find JUMP! fully detailed in the launch post from July 10th or watch T-Mobile CEO John Legere explain the meaning behind the program in the video clip below. So, is … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s JUMP! Upgrade Program, Just How Good Of A Deal Is It?

Note: The $10 monthly fee includes T-Mobile’s PHP insurance plan which makes it a good deal financially, but the real question remains the JUMP! upgrade timeframe. The $8 PHP bundle includes Insurance and Extended Warranty protection. Next business day shipping is included on all replacements. There are $20, $50, $100, $150 or $175 deductible tiers depending on the device using insurance.  JUMP! certainly caught … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launches “JUMP!” Upgrade Program, More Upgrades For Everyone

So here it is, T-Mobile’s JUMP! upgrade program “designed to provide customers with total protection for one of their prized possessions: their smartphones.” JUMP! will offer customers a chance to upgrade to a device twice every 12 months, not just once every two years. Existing customers can get the same phone prices as new customers and trade-in their … [read full article]

(Update) The Verge Confirms T-Mobile “Upgrading Upgrades,” Part Of T-Mobile Event Today

Update: See Tweet below. In a move that confirms our intel that T-Mobile “upgrade upgrades” at their media event taking place later this afternoon, The Verge has confirmed that intel via a newly leaked image. An earlier report by CNET had suggested that T-Mobile might want a monthly fee or a survey that went out to customers suggesting the company would consider requiring customers to trade-in their existing handsets. Ultimately any such program … [read full article]