Verizon officially shutters its "New Every Two" program

Verizon officially shutters its
Not missing a beat and arriving on schedule, Verizon seemingly confirmed the reality today about their long remembered “New Every Two” program being ceased forever.

If you managed to purchase a new handset through Big Red on Sunday, you would have probably realized that there was no mention about the program during the purchase process. Granted that existing customers who are enrolled in the program can still redeem their credit on a new handset, you'll have only 6 months to use it once you've fulfilled 20 months of your contract. Once that's done with, just know that you will no longer take any happiness in knowing that you'll be treated to some kind of credit/discount; in addition to the usual one you get when your upgrade eligibility comes around.

Come to think about it more, it was a nice gesture on Verizon's part to even offer it – especially when you don't see that kind of thing happening elsewhere.

source: Verizon via Android Central


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8 Comments

1. Syksyd

Posts: 63; Member since: Apr 16, 2010

LOL.....now every VZW customer will bitch when their upgrade comes around asking why, and saying i was never told about this.....HAHAHAHA.......welcome to the rest of the cell phone world

7. asdf unregistered

of course, that'll be over the course of the next 2-4 years. all the current customers get to use the one they currently have one last time.

2. Turnerveli unregistered

Does this mean you have to pay full retail for a phone

3. Turnerveli

Posts: 1; Member since: Jan 18, 2011

Does this mean you have to pay full retail for a phone

4. dadfggadfadfgds unregistered

No aftter 22 months you can upgrad at new contract price. There just wont be any $50 or $100 credits towards a new phone.

5. coasterfanryan

Posts: 24; Member since: Jul 05, 2008

It's 20 months.

6. cuddybonz

Posts: 45; Member since: Nov 06, 2009

No where except Sprint who offers Premiere customer's annual upgrades.

8. joe187 unregistered

intomobile.com has an article stating that Sprint will be making changes to that program as well. I think now you have to have for a single line $89.99 and up, for a family plan $189.99 and up. It's all just speculations though. http://www.intomobile.com/2011/01/18/did-sprint-just-kill-off-its-premier-benefits/

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