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Sprint to offer Total Equipment Protection on iPhones starting Jan. 25

Sprint to offer Total Equipment Protection insurance plan to iPhone users starting January 25
| BREAKING STORY News | Posted: Jan 17, 2013 2:49 am

Previously, Sprint customers only had one option when it came to insurance and extended warranties for Apple iPhones: Apple's very own AppleCare. However, a leaked internal screenshot shared anonymously with Engadget shows that starting January 25, Sprint customers will be able to purchase Total Equipment Protection (TEP) for iPhones.

 

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The monthly charge is an additional $11 on top of your current bill and a large $150 or $200 deductible if or when your device needs to be replaced. This is opposed to AppleCare, which costs just $99 up front and a $50 deductible when a device is damaged.

 

I'd have to lean towards AppleCare being the better choice. However, if you can't afford that extra $99 up front, you will soon have another option.

NEWS SOURCES:Engadget.com

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