Do you think Verizon will offer an early upgrade again this year?

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    Like they did last summer when the Droid X came out, do you think they will allow anyone who is do for an upgrade this year to upgrade early when, say, the Droid Bionic or the Thunderbolt come out? I hope they do but it almost feels like that was a ploy to get more people to stay on Verizon when the iPhone 4 came out on ATT.
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    I have a feeling they are way behind with LTE subs given the delay with the TBolt....So my answer is "yes"
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    I am pretty confident there will be no early upgrade promotion from Verizon, but I could be wrong. With all of the other promo's like NE2 and annual upgrades being terminated, it just seems that there will be no deals.
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    :rofl3::rofl3::rofl3:

    They just announced that they got rid of their new every two. Early upgrade???

    Most of the country could give a flying crap about the Thunderbolt. It's just that everyone that does has joined this forum.

    I have a feeling the TB is going to be the biggest disappointment since people who had Beta Machines found out that VCR's were all going to VHS.
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    I totally agree Hook. I've given up on getting the Thunderbolt and simply purchased a HTC Inspire from Amazon. If that turns out to be a loser, I'm only out $59.99 vs close to $300.00 if I had waited and gotten the T-Bolt.

    -Mike
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    The TB is not going to be a game changer by any means. As mentioned, so few people know about it, and that's because the complete lack of advertising. If it comes out on the 15th, Verizon has 6 days to do a media blitz on it hahaa...very unlikely that anyone other than those on this forum are clamoring for the thunderbolt...
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    Which is why they may have to offer some incentives/early upgrades to move inventory. Better phones are around the corner and if they get LTE pricing wrong they're going to have to do something to push subs.