AT&T now charging an upgrade fee ontop of activation fee

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  1. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    That's right!

    If you want to upgrade a phone you will be paying an upgrade fee and activation fee.

    36.00 a pop.

    I just upgraded 3 phones this month and about fell out of my chair when i saw the bill.

    Fucking thieves, This will be my last contract with these robbers.
     
  2. gilaet

    gilaet Zen As Fuck Gold

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    Stop puking and shitting, Dawg.
    Not all together but in the immediate future.
     
  3. jonpow

    jonpow Tennessee Jed VIP

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    oh dear :coffee:
     
  4. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    72.00 fucking dollars to upgrade one phone :facepalm:
     
  5. ralphberries

    ralphberries Well-Known Member

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    AT&T sucks! Same with the coverage of the service. I went Verizon and am very happy.
     
  6. dawg

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  7. Bye You!

    Bye You! The n word guy Gold

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    they suck. i'm switching carriers ASAP.
     
  8. P-B

    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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    Most business models nowadays are focused on separating you from your money, not providing an actual service. Carmakers are going to start phasing out CD players from cars because "everybody" has a smartphone. So, you can pay somebody (most like Apple) to buy a song. Then, you'll pay some cloud service :)rofl:) to store that song for you. THEN, you'll pay your cellphone company to send that song to your phone while you're driving, and you damned well better hope that you don't hit a dead zone.

    I'll stick to CD's, thanks.
     
  9. dawg

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    $72 to upgrade one phone!!!!! in fees!!!!

    Plus the cost of a new phone.
     
  10. Apple the cat

    Apple the cat Moral conscience of the Shed

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    This.
     
  11. Westerberg

    Westerberg Perfectly Lethal

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    That's corporate rape of the consumer where I come from.
     
  14. gilaet

    gilaet Zen As Fuck Gold

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    Capitalism
     
  15. BleedingGums

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    ok

    think im switching

    thnx for da heads up :wigtip:
     
  16. Napoleon V2

    Napoleon V2 New Member Banned User

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    Why does Dawg have 3 phones? Is he involved in the drug trade?
     
  17. Scott

    Scott Masshole Staff Member

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    www.straighttalk.com is the way to go. $45/month. Unlimited data/talk/text. No contract, any phone you want and they use Verizon's network. Best move I ever made was switching to them.
     
  18. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    I dont use all 3 topo, I do have family :)
     
  19. dawg

    dawg In The Dog House Staff Member

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    I'll ask you again in two years :jj:
     
  20. Napoleon V2

    Napoleon V2 New Member Banned User

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    wha what what????