- For $8 per month, T-Mobile offers a Premium Handset Protection program, which is backed by Asurion, the main insurance vendor in the wireless industry. T-Mobile is also including the Premium Handset Protection plan with its new Jump! upgrade program just announced last week.
- Verizon offers the Asurion Wireless Phone Protection Program for $5.18 per month; the Extended Warranty is $1.99 which allows a user to extend the manufacturer warranty. However, if a customer signs up for the Verizon Total Equipment Plan for $6.99 per month, customers get both the phone protection and extended warranty.
- Sprint also offers Total Equipment Protection (TEP) via Asurion for $8 per month and, for an additional $3, the carrier offers a Service and Repair option. (Sprint now offers protection for Apple iPhone devices as well.)
- AT&T offers (for $9.99) a Mobile Protection Pack (yes, Asurion supports this program) that covers replacement, location of lost phone, backup and support. Most of these plans say that the customer has 30 days from upgrade or activation to sign up for these plans.
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