Verizon Now Offering Instant Credit for Trade-Ins
Verizon Wireless today said that it has updated its device trade-in program and now provides customers with instant credit. The program allows people to trade in old phones, tablets, and other mobile devices for gift cards. Previously, customers had to wait for the gift cards to reach them by mail. Now, the gift card is sent to a customer's email address instantly for immediate use while still in the store.
Sprint Says Its Trade-In Program Beats T-Mobile's
Sprint today matched T-Mobile's move to increase the appeal of its trade-in program. Beginning immediately, Sprint will meet or beat all AT&T's, T-Mobile's, and Verizon's buyback pricing on all new lines of service to ensure the best trade-in values.
Verizon Intros Trade-In Program for $300 Off Flagship Phones
Verizon Wireless today said customers can trade in an old flagship smartphone for up to $300 off a new flagship smartphone. The promotion is limited to certain handsets.
Google Wallet Now Stores Gift Cards
Google this week released a new version of Google Wallet that can capture, store, and manage gift card info. Users can add gift cards via the camera or keyboard, then show a barcode on the screen to redeem the card.
T-Mobile Brings Back Free iPhone 7 Offer
T-Mobile today resurrected its offer of a free iPhone 7 to people who switch to the Uncarrier, though there are lots of requirements and caveats to the offer. To start, customers must port their number in from another carrier, sign up for the T-Mobile One plan, and trade in an eligible device to score the free iPhone 7.
Very cool program