Leaked memo alludes to the cancellation of Sprint's early upgrade program come June 1st

Leaked memo alludes to the cancellation of Sprint's early upgrade program come June 1st
Call it hard times or whatever, but there’s one Sprint policy that’s looking to being given its pink slip in the very near future – and with this policy, it’s something regarded as a beneficial thing for customers in general.

If things all pan out according to this new leaked memo, it seems as though Sprint’s policy on allowing customers to upgrade their phone early by 10 to 14 days prior to their official date of eligibility, will be no more come June 1st. As the memo so kindly details, it’s due to “high costs” that’s forcing the number three domestic wireless carrier to end its beloved policy on allowing customers to move into a new device earlier than expected.

Of course, we can guess as to the culprits surrounding all of this, such as the cost of having the iPhone on the Now Network, or possibly the hefty tally that Sprint invested in building up its still nowhere to be found LTE network. Then again, there are probably some Sprint customers who never even knew about this policy in the first place – so yeah, it’s not much of a loss in that aspect.

Nevertheless, for those who managed to make good use of this policy, they’ll need to wait until their exact date of eligibility to make an upgrade to a new device. As much as we’d all love to know this is the last friendly gestured policy to get the pink slip, there might be others in the pipelines that might see the same fate as Sprint tries to realign with its revenue realities.

source: Technobuffalo


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