C Spire joins prepaid carriers in offering phone financing

01/23/2013 | FierceWireless

C Spire and Virgin Mobile have joined MetroPCS and Cricket Wireless in exploring handset financing programs for subscribers. C Spire launched a test in November with BillFloat covering 11 devices in 12 stores across three markets, under which consumers can put down $170 for an iPhone and finance the remainder for $150 a month over six months. "We're in the early stages of the trial program and are still analyzing data and results," said C Spire's Dave Miller, adding the test is scheduled to end in March.

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