Sprint Offering Open Enrollment for Insurance Program
Sprint today said customers who declined to enroll in its Total Equipment Protection program when they bought their phone may now do so through the end of the month. Pricing for Total Equipment Protection ranges from $9 to $13 per month, depending on the device. Sprint's insurance program, which is run by Asurion, offers protection from loss, theft, accidental damage, device malfunction, and threats to private data.
U.S. Carriers Share Galaxy S9 and S9+ Launch Plans and Pricing
Feb 25, 2018
All four major carriers in the U.S. plan to sell the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ beginning in March.
Verizon Drops Screen Repair Cost to $29 for Insurance Enrollees
Oct 19, 2017
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
Mar 27, 2017
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!
FCC's Wheeler Lauds Phone Theft Prevention Report
Dec 9, 2015
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler today said the FCC Technological Advisory Council's Mobile Device Theft Prevention Working Group Report provides workable suggestions for curbing smartphone theft. Wheeler tasked the group earlier this year to investigate how best to cut down the number of phones stolen from U.S.