Apple and Verizon Offer ‘Fleet Swap’ To Win Over More Business Customers

KEY POINTS

  • Apple, Verizon pitch iPhone 12 and 5G networks to businesses
  • 5G ultra-wideband built for industrial commercial use: Verizon Business CEO
  • Apple is looking at growth in businesses through ‘fleet swap’

Apple is teaming up with Verizon to target business customers for its newest iPhone 12 with 5G compatibility.

Apple and Verizon are offering big discounts to businesses for swapping entire fleets of their staff’s mobile devices with new iPhone 12  handsets with Verizon’s 5G network, irrespective of which carrier they subscribe to. These customers will be charged no upfront costs for the iPhones. They will pay either no monthly cost or a very low monthly charge for iPhone 12 minis.

Announcing the “fleet swap” at an event Thursday, the companies highlighted ways in which the iPhone 12 would be useful to businesses with strong internet on the 5G network. 5G’s higher bandwidth than existing networks will help in

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Verizon today announced the launch of the “5G Fleet Swap,” a new program that’s designed to allow enterprise customers to trade in their entire fleet of smartphones and upgrade to an iPhone 12 for zero upfront cost.

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After the transition, the iPhones used by each business will have zero cost (for the ‌iPhone 12‌ mini) or a low monthly cost.

Customers can choose to trade in smartphones from Verizon or any other carrier and upgrade to any iPhone in the ‌iPhone 12‌ lineup. The program will make it easier for businesses to make the transition from 4G to 5G.

“The ‌iPhone 12‌ lineup is the best for business, with an all-new design, advanced 5G experience, industry-leading security and A14 Bionic, the fastest chip ever in a smartphone,” said Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice president of Markets, Apps and Services. “Paired with Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband going indoors and 5G Fleet Swap,

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Apple, Verizon announce ‘5G Fleet Swap’ program for enterprise

Apple and Verizon on Thursday announced a new “fleet swap” program that will allow enterprise customers to swap existing devices with 5G-compatible iPhone models.

The program, which the two companies say is “first-of-its-kind,” will allow business customers to trade their entire fleet of existing smartphones with any model in the iPhone 12 lineup, including either iPhone 12 Pro model.

According to Verizon and Apple, enterprise customers will be able to upgrade “for zero upfront cost, with zero to low cost per month” payments.

“Paired with Verizon’s 5G Ultra Wideband going indoors and 5G Fleet Swap, an all-new device offer for enterprise, it’s now easier than ever for businesses to build transformational mobile apps that take advantage of the powerful iPhone 12 lineup and 5G,” said Susan Prescott, Apple VP of Markets, App, and Services.

The two companies also gave examples of how business customers can use existing apps to unlock

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