Verizon to Charge More for Insurance, But Drop Screen Repair Cost
Verizon Wireless plans to adjust the cost structure of its Total Mobile Protection device insurance program. Subscribers will see their monthly costs go up, but will see savings on select repairs. Beginning January 25, new customers will be charged $13 per month for Total Mobile Protection, which includes Tech Coach. Existing customers won't see the price increase until March 6, when it jumps from $11 to $13. Some of the benefits include access to in-home repairs and more than 300 authorized repair centers around the country. Customers can also ship their phone to Verizon for repair if needed. Once the new monthly pricing goes into effect, the cost to replace a cracked screen will drop to $29.
Verizon Drops Screen Repair Cost to $29 for Insurance Enrollees
Repairing a cracked smartphone display just got cheaper. Verizon Wireless today said those who subscribe to its Total Mobile Protection device insurance program will be charged $29 per screen repair, down from the previous charge of $49.
T-Mobile Adds Free AppleCare to Its Device Insurance Plan
T-Mobile today improved its monthly insurance program by offering AppleCare at no additional cost. Customers who subscribe to T-Mobile's Premium Device Protection and Jump!
Verizon Wireless Offering Same-Day Screen Repairs
Verizon Wireless today said customers who subscribe to its Total Mobile Protection plan can take advantage of same-day screen repairs at some 220 Verizon Stores across 34 states. Many of the company's most popular phones are eligible for same-day repairs, including the Apple iPhone SE, 5c, 5s, 6, 6 Plus, 6s, and 6s Plus; Samsung Galaxy S5, S6, S7, Note 4, and 5; and the Motorola Droid Turbo and Droid Maxx.
AppleCare+ Lowers Screen Repair Price to $29
Apple has tweaked its AppleCare+ protection plans and made some pricing changes that will benefit customers. AppleCare+ costs $129.
Total Mobile Protection is the reason I went with Verizon.
13 dollars a month is absolutely worth it to me. Especially when it will cost me 29 bucks instead of 200+ bucks to repair when I invariably break my screen.