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It might not be the most cost-effective solution for smartphone owners, but paying for installment plans that allow subscribers to break up the retail cost of their handsets into monthly payments in exchange for being able to upgrade more frequently are proving somewhat popular, especially among smartphone enthusiasts. Interestingly, at least one wireless carrier views this as a risky business model. Verizon CFO Fran Shammo was giving a presentation at a Deutsche Bank conference and one of the things he talked about was his company's Edge program, which allows customers to pay off their device in installments. Customers on the Edge program are allowed to upgrade to a newer device after just 30... Read more...