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We really, really hope you didn't ink a contract with AT&T over the weekend. If so, casually close your browser and attempt to avoid this post forever. Right on cue, AT&T has implemented its consumer-friendly prorated early termination fee, which enables new and renewing subscribers to have...

May 27th 2008 at 7:03pm 0 Comments
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We really, really hope you didn't ink a contract with AT&T over the weekend. If so, casually close your browser and attempt to avoid this post forever. Right on cue, AT&T has implemented its consumer-friendly prorated early termination fee, which enables new and renewing subscribers to have...

May 27th 2008 at 6:27pm 0 Comments
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Nearly half a year after AT&T followed the crowd and announced that it too would be transitioning to a prorated ETF, the details have finally emerged. Starting on May 25th (read: don't ink a new AT&T contract on May 24th), new and renewing subscribers who enter into one- or two-year service...

April 2nd 2008 at 4:03am 0 Comments
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Yep, sure enough, the prorated ETF craze is sweeping the nation. T-Mobile is the latest national US carrier to announce that customers will see their early termination fees decline over the length of their contracts, an obvious effort to stem a groundswell of hate getting launched in carriers' direc...

November 7th 2007 at 4:27pm 0 Comments
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Remember when a la carte messaging fees started to go up earlier this year and a couple carriers started to test the waters with unlimited texting plans, it ended up sweeping the whole freaking industry in a matter of a few months? Looks like the move to prorated early termination fees could be the...

October 16th 2007 at 2:35pm 0 Comments