“Verizon Communications will give subscribers who trade in an old iPhone a free iPhone 6 in exchange for a two-year contract, the country’s largest wireless carrier announced hours after Apple Inc unveiled the widely anticipated device,” Marina Lopes reports for Reuters.
“Customers who trade in an iPhone 4, 4s, 5, 5c or 5s in working condition will receive a $200 gift card to pre-order the 16-gigabyte version of the newer model, Verizon said in a statement,” Lopes reports. “The offer does not apply to Apple’s other new phone, the larger iPhone 6 Plus.”
“As the market for new smartphone customers shrinks, carriers have been competing aggressively for subscribers, slashing prices and engaging in creative promotions to poach each others’ customers,” Lopes reports. “On Monday, T-Mobile announced it would beat any other major carriers’ trade-in rates and give customers a $50 credit as well.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “AdMan” for the heads up.]