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July 29, 2013

New phone upgrade plans: more like renting

  • It's a good deal for some people on T-Mobile. With Verizon's Edge and AT&T's Next, you're essentially paying for the same phone twice.
    AP Technology Writer

    The Samsung Galaxy S4

    NEW YORK — Over the past few weeks, three major U.S. wireless providers unveiled plans to combat phone envy: Let's say you just bought a phone, and then one with better features comes out a month later. You no longer have to wait a full two years to get it. Instead, you pay a monthly fee.

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