Today, Verizon announced a significant change in its Edge plan. Starting this Sunday, May 31, all Verizon Edge subscribers will be able to upgrade their current plans anytime with no additionally costs, fees and no time frames. The only one condition to qualify for the upgrade is that the phone has to be paid off completely. Simple.
Verizon Edge program just got better…
Currently, if you want to upgrade your existing Verizon Edge plan, you need to be patient and wait 30 days after signing up for the service. Additionally, you need to pay a 75% share of your phone and then trade it in. All of these surely doesn’t sound like a great deal you would like to pull a trigger on it. Being aware of the fact how discouraging the policy may be, the Big Red decided to change the rules.
To make the whole upgrade procedure less complicated and more competitive, the carrier now redefined the Edge program terms of service. Beginning May 31 all customers who would like to upgrade their plan will have to only pay its phone in full, that’s all. Moreover, meeting this requirement will let Verizon’s customers not only to change the plan but also keep their phone.
Additionally, all Edge subscribers will be granted with a discount on More Everything plans. In practice it means that 64GB plans will be now offered with a $25 discount, whereas the 4GB and lower will be sold $15 cheaper.
If you opt for a new phone, you can put your hands on the Samsung Galaxy S6 paying only $24.99 a month or the LG Lancet for as little as $5 a month. So, if you already paid off your phone, you can upgrade your Edge program anytime and get a brand new smartphone. The new Verizon deal is available for post-paid smartphones, feature phones and tablets.
If you don’t know what to do with your old phone you can always try to sell it, trade-in to receive a credit or donate to charity organizations. Either way this is a win-win situation. What do you think on the refined Edge program? Feel free to share with us your opinion on the new Edge upgrade conditions in the comments below.