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Sprint quietly kills OneUp early upgrade program

Sprint has pulled the plug on its OneUp early upgrade program — an offer that gave a $15 per month discount to customers who opted to forgo a subsidy on their new device.

The No. 3 U.S. carrier quietly made the move on Thursday, as it introduced a new set of "Framily" plans. The plans are similar to long-offered family plans but allow customers to get separate bills for their friends and family, ostensibly making it more palatable to be on the same account.

Read the full story on Recode.

By Ina Fried, recode.net.

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