Category Archives: Mobile Electronics

Extended Warranty & Service Contract Innovations

Strategies for Designing, Marketing & Operating Winning Service Contract & Extended Warranty Programs

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AppleCare+ plans can now be extended for longer than 36 months

Apple recently announced that in Australia, Canada, Germany, Japan, the UK, and the US, owners who originally purchased AppleCare+ can renew their coverage for longer than was previously allowed.

Full Article: https://www.slashgear.com/applecare-plans-can-now-be-extended-for-longer-than-36-months-22669950/

Asurion Home+ Launches Fast Claims Reimbursements Through PayPal, Venmo and More

Asurion Home+ is the First Tech Protection Plan to Offer Customers Same-Day Electronic Reimbursements to Get Them Back Up and Running with Their Tech Fast

Full Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/asurion-home-launches-fast-claims-reimbursements-through-paypal-venmo-and-more-301220446.html

AmTrust and Servify Announce Partnership for Device Protection Programs

Companies Partner to Offer A Program Scalable to Millions of Users and Devices

NEW YORK and SEATTLE, November 11, 2020– AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., a leading underwriter of extended service, accidental damage, and loss/theft plans in the consumer technology industry, and Servify, a device lifecycle management company, today announced a partnership to provide Device Protection Programs for Retailers, Carriers and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).

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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Fortegra Financial Corporation’s Insurance Subsidiaries

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” of the U.S.-based operating subsidiaries of Fortegra Financial Corporation (Fortegra) (headquartered in Jacksonville, FL). 

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200916005931/en/AM-Best-Affirms-Credit-Ratings-of-Fortegra-Financial-Corporation%E2%80%99s-Insurance-Subsidiaries

Clyde Named BigCommerce Elite Partner

Clyde, the extended warranty platform that helps retailers drive revenue and customer loyalty with product protection, today announced that it has been named an Elite partner of BigCommerce.

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200908005015/en/

Department of Financial Services announces settlement with mobile insurance provider

Superintendent of Financial Services Linda Lacewell announced on August 20 that The Signal, LP, an Assurant Company, has been fined $2.8 million following inadequate consumer disclosures.

Full Article: https://www.informnny.com/top-stories/department-of-financial-services-announces-settlement-with-mobile-insurance-provider/

Assurant Expands On-Demand Mobile Device Repair with Acquisition of Fixt

Assurant announces it has acquired Fixt, a leading provider of on-demand mobile device support and repair.

Full Release: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200817005054/en/Assurant-Expands-On-Demand-Mobile-Device-Repair-Acquisition