Apple Expanding Independent Repair Provider Program To US Canada And
Ioshackz.com Apple Expanding Independent Repair Provider Program To US, Canada, And Europe Apple today announced that it is expanding its Independent Repair Provider Program with additional options for customers to access repair services, adding hundreds of new authorized location, and businesses in Europe and Canada can now sign up.
“We are thrilled to expand our independent repair program to more locations across the US and to businesses across Europe and Canada,” said Jeff Williams, Apple’s chief operating officer. “When a customer needs a repair, we want them to have a range of options that not only suits their needs but also guarantees safety and quality so their iPhone can be used for as long as possible.”
Since the launch of the Independent Repair Provider Program last fall, customers can now get out-of-warranty service for iPhone in over 700 Independent Repair Provider locations across the US. Meantime, there will be over 140 new repair businesses participating in the program that vary in size and include uBreakiFix, with locations across the US.
The businesses participating in the program have access to free training from Apple and the same genuine parts, tools, repair manuals, and diagnostics as Apple Authorized Service Providers (AASPs) and Apple Store locations.
Following a successful US launch, Apple says that as of today, independent repair shops in 32 countries across Europe as well as Canada can now apply for Apple’s Independent Repair Provider Program. There is no cost to join, and the training is free for new businesses, though businesses need to have an Apple-certified technician who can perform the repairs to qualify for the program.
Finally, the company said in a statement that it has continued to offer more repair options for customers through its growing global network of over 5,000 AASPs that help millions of people with both in- and out-of-warranty service for all Apple products.