Verizon’s Edge plan now lets you upgrade your phone after 30 days, but it’s still a bad deal

Verizon has made a tweak to its Edge phone upgrade plan, which the carrier rolled out in the summer as a response to T-Mobile’s own no-contract, early upgrade policies. The plan originally let Edge customers get a phone for no money upfront — instead, they would pay a portion of the phone’s cost every month. Then, customers could upgrade to a new phone after six months, provided they also had paid off 50 percent of that phone’s full retail cost. (As always, it’s worth noting that this is a horrible deal for Verizon customers, who end up essentially paying a phone subsidy to Verizon twice on this plan).

As noticed by CNET and confirmed on Verizon’s site, the carrier has made a tweak to Edge that does let customers using it upgrade even…

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