Customers of the prepaid network can begin ordering Apple's new iPhones online, for $500 and $600, respectively.
AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega said he expects 10 percent of its customers will sign up for the early upgrade plan.
After killing off the One Up plan last week, Sprint quickly reintroduces a new upgrade program to take its place.
iPlayer had its biggest day ever on New Year’s Day thanks to Doctor Who and Eastenders, as tablet viewing overtakes PCs for the first time.
Though carriers have moved more agressively to offer installment plans to subscribers, Verizon's CFO still sees risk in that area.
The company's move makes it easier for Chinese customers to pay for its products.
As CNET previously reported, Sprint is following in the path of its fellow wireless carriers. Customers get a break on a service plan in exchange for the monthly payments for their device.
Verizon Wireless is now offering its prepaid customers the option to carry extra data over into the next month with its new AllSet plans and a la carte data offers.
The online retailer offers the option of buying the Kindle Fire HDX and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 in four installments paid over nine months.
A growing percentage of people are opting to pay for their phones and take the lower service fee.