Verizon to charge $30 upgrade fee starting April 22


Verizon Wireless has announced that it plans to implement a $30 device upgrade fee starting April 22. According to the company, the fee will apply to existing customers purchasing new devices at a discounted price with a two year contract. “This fee will help us continue to provide customers with the level of service and support they have come to expect which includes Wireless Workshops, online educational tools, and consultations with experts who provide advice and guidance on devices that are more sophisticated than ever,” said the company. Notably, both AT&T and Sprint charge similar fees for device upgrades.

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Charles Starrett

Charles Starrett was a senior editor at iLounge. He's been covering the iPod, iPhone, and iPad since their inception. He has written numerous articles and reviews, and his work has been featured in multiple publications.