AT&T is retooling its Next payment program, which offers customers the chance to pay for their devices with monthly payments. Currently, AT&T offers the Next 12 and Next 18 plans, which allow for customers the ability to upgrade their devices after monthly payments of 12 and 18 months respectively have been made. The new plan, dubbed Next 24 will allow AT&T customers the ability to purchase a new phone with lower monthly payments than the current offerings. After 24 payments have been made, customers will be allowed to trade in their old devices for credit twords a new smartphone, provided the old device is in decent working condition.
Monthly payments range anywhere from $10 to $50 a month depending on the device being purchased.
Press release follows below for more info.
AT&T Gives Wireless Customers One More Way to Save with AT&T Next 24
ATLANTA, Nov. 4, 2014 –AT&T* wireless customers will soon have another choice for buying a new smartphone for $0 down on the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network** with AT&T NextSM 24.*** The new plan will begin Nov. 9. It was announced today at the AT&T Consumer Industry Analyst Conference.
AT&T NextSM 24 is the newest way for AT&T customers to get a new smartphone with lower monthly payments and more time to pay it off. After 24 payments, if in good condition, customers can trade in their AT&T Next smartphone and upgrade to a brand new device under a qualifying offer.
When customers choose AT&T NextSM with AT&T’s Mobile Share Value plans****, they can also receive a monthly discount on the access charge for that smartphone line. When adding an AT&T NextSM line to a Mobile Share Value plan, customers can save $25 per month on that smartphone line’s access charge for plans 10GB or higher or $15 per month on plans less than 10GB.
“Customer response to AT&T Next has been great. With a variety of payment options, they can choose the device and plan that fits their budget,” said David Christopher, chief marketing officer, AT&T Mobility. “AT&T Next gives customers flexible pricing options at an incredible value on a reliable network that keeps them connected.”
AT&T customers can choose the monthly installment plan that works for them – either AT&T NextSM 12 (a 20-month installment plan), AT&T Next 18 (a 24-month installment plan) or the new AT&T Next 24 (a 30-month installment plan). AT&T Next is available for new, qualified AT&T customers or existing customers who are upgrade eligible.
AT&T NextSM is available for any current smartphone in AT&T’s wide selection of devices. The interest-free device installments range from $10 to $50 a month, depending on the device selected.
Beginning today, customers who switch to AT&T and activate a new line of service with a smartphone on AT&T NextSM will receive a $150 bill credit.*****
AT&T customers have choices with buying a new device that fits their budget. In addition to AT&T Next, customers continue to have device purchase options, including a discounted device with a two-year service commitment; paying full retail price for a device with no commitment; a partial discount for an early upgrade after six months with a two-year service commitment; or bringing their own compatible device.
To experience our latest smartphones, the fastest way to order is att.com. Customers can easily change to one of our Mobile Share Value plans and manage accounts with our free myAT&T app.
More information is available at www.att.com/next or at any AT&T retail store.
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