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iPhone 6 sees illegal handset subsidies strike back in Korea

Retailers have been caught secretly offering the iPhone 6 to customers with illegally high subsidies and the Korean government has promised to take action.

By November 5, 2014

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As subsidies fade, AT&T adds 30-month smartphone installment plan

The new option, which spreads the payments over a longer period of time, will be available on November 9.

By November 4, 2014

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Sprint CEO says he may drop phone subsidies in 2015

The struggling carrier's monthly phone payment plan and new phone leasing program are starting to gain momentum.

By November 3, 2014

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Sales have fallen hard one month into Korea's phone subsidy reform

A government cap on carrier subsidies caused a steep decline in phone sales, although there are some signs of recovery as low-cost monthly plans and used phone sales are on the rise.

By October 31, 2014

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Korean phone subsidy regulations could hurt Galaxy Note 4 sales

New regulations from October 1 draw outcry from consumers, carriers and manufacturers as they come into force, making high-end phones far more expensive than in the past.

By October 2, 2014

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Korean phone subsidies: Comical, chaotic and often illegal

As the Korean cellular market draws closer to saturation point, the drive to win customers through cheap phone deals has gone off the rails.

By July 1, 2014

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Optus cuts handset subsidies, ups iPhone and Galaxy price

Optus cuts handset subsidies and pushes up the price of mobiles, arguing similar moves from Telstra and Vodafone allow it to remain competitive.

By April 28, 2014

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Intel, hell-bent on hitting 40 million tablets, ups subsidies

Intel fully intends to see 40 million tablets ship this year with its chips inside. And it will make payouts to customers to get there.

By April 15, 2014

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Verizon CFO: Abandoning subsidies would be a mistake

Though carriers have moved more agressively to offer installment plans to subscribers, Verizon's CFO still sees risk in that area.

By March 10, 2014

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AT&T chief: We can't keep doing big subsidies on phones

CEO Randall Stephenson says wireless operators can no longer afford to suck up the costs of customers' devices. The wave of the future? Drive up network use.

By December 10, 2013