Category Archives: Mobile Electronics

Asurion Teams Up with Staples to Help Customers Get More from Their Tech

New Protection and Support Plans Provide One-Click Access to a Live Tech Expert to Help with Everything from Setting Up Your New Device, Troubleshooting Wi-Fi, Optimizing Your Home Network and More

Full release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/asurion-teams-up-with-staples-to-help-customers-get-more-from-their-tech-300829595.html

Chinese students allegedly conned Apple out of almost $1 million using fake iPhones

Warranty fraud is something many companies have to deal with, but being the most valuable firm in the US means it’s a particular problem for Apple. This was illustrated by two Chinese engineering students who allegedly conned Cupertino out of almost $1 million worth of iPhones.

Article: https://www.techspot.com/news/79524-chinese-students-allegedly-conned-apple-out-almost-1.html

Act Now and Save: 9th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum

October 1-3, 2018

Make sure and use Discount Code WN300 to Save $300.

The 9th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum features over 40+ top flight speakers and many new multi-industry case studies. Join us for this highly acclaimed event providing comprehensive coverage on the full spectrum of your business processes. This year’s agenda focuses on:

  • Customer Service
  • Disruptive Technology
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Legal & Regulatory
  • Risk Management & Product Quality.

Due to popular demand we have added industry-specific roundtables where you gain vital insights and have your questions answered by industry experts.

Plus immediately following the main conference, you can attend the 2 exclusive add-on forums.

For complete details:  http://www.warrantyinnovations.com/index.html

Make sure and use Discount Code WN300 to Save $300.

The 9th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum

The 9th Annual Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations National Forum features over 40+ top flight speakers and many new multi-industry case studies. Join us for this highly acclaimed event providing comprehensive coverage on the full spectrum of your business processes. This year’s agenda focuses on:

  • Customer Service
  • Disruptive Technology
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Legal & Regulatory
  • Risk Management & Product Quality.

Due to popular demand we have added industry-specific roundtables where you gain vital insights and have your questions answered by industry experts.

Plus immediately following the main conference, you can attend the 2 exclusive add-on forums.

For complete details:  http://www.warrantyinnovations.com/index.html

Make sure and use Discount Code WN300 to Save $300 if you register after August 10th.

ServiceBench Selected by Italy-Based Home Emergency Repair Company

ServiceBench®, the leading provider of integrated service management solutions for manufacturers and other service administrators, announced today it has signed a contract with HomeServe, a leader in home repair, maintenance and warranty services, to help HomeServe’s Italy division Assistenza Casa to improve customer service delivery throughout Italy.

Full release:  https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/servicebench-selected-by-italy-based-home-emergency-repair-company-300688047.html

GWSCA taps warranty industry veteran Kevin Rigg for key leadership role

PRESS RELEASE

Chicago, IL

For Release: July 17, 2018

GWSCA taps warranty industry veteran Kevin Rigg for key leadership role

The Global Warranty and Service Contract Association (“GWSCA”) recently held a Board of Directors meeting and unanimously agreed to appoint Kevin Rigg as Executive Director of the GWSCA.

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Fortegra to Bring Handset Protection Support to Viaero Wireless

New coverage options will provide added security for Viaero’s Apple customers

Fortegra Financial Corporation (“Fortegra”), a leading international specialty insurance holding company and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ:TIPT) (“Tiptree”), announced its new relationship with Viaero Wireless to offer additional handset protection for Viaero’s Apple customers.

Full release:  http://blog.fortegra.com/fortegra-to-bring-handset-protection-support-to-viaero-wireless-

Fortegra Introduces Handset Protection Support for Cellular One

New coverage options will provide added security and an enhanced customer experience.

Fortegra Financial Corporation (“Fortegra”), a leading international specialty insurance holding company and subsidiary of Tiptree Inc. (NASDAQ:TIPT) (“Tiptree”), announced that the company will begin offering customers wireless handset coverage as protection provider for Cellular One.

Full Release:  http://blog.fortegra.com/fortegra-introduces-handset-protection-support-for-cellular-one

Personal Safeguards Group Publishes Service Contract Industry Estimates – Over $53b

At retail the US Consumer Service Contract Industry is approximately $53.7b

Breakdown by Segment Chart:  http://warrantynews.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/Industry-Overview.png

Source:  Personal Safeguards Group, LLC

Battery Replacements: Some iPhone Users Might Wait Until April

Apple’s short supply of batteries for replacements means iPhone 6 Plus owners will have to wait months, an internal document seen by MacRumors said.

Article: http://www.ibtimes.com/battery-replacements-some-iphone-users-might-wait-until-april-2640501