Verizon shortens its Edge early upgrade wait time by 85%

Verizon just announced big changes to its Edge early upgrade and payment plan, which allowed customers to upgrade their phones mid-contract after 6 months. Customers can now upgrade their phones after just 30 days, provided they’ve paid off at least 50% of the phone’s price. 

In the latest tit-for-tat in the escalating jockeying between carriers, Verizon has modified its Edge payment and early upgrade plan. Until now, customers had to wait six months to upgrade. Now they can do it after 30 days. The move comes shortly after rival T-Mobile announced at the Consumer Electronics Show that it would pay customers looking to switch from AT&T Mobility, Sprint or Verizon up to $650 in early termination fees.

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