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 mind wandering... Staff Member

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

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    oh dear :coffee:
     
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    72.00 fucking dollars to upgrade one phone :facepalm:
     
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    AT&T sucks! Same with the coverage of the service. I went Verizon and am very happy.
     
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    they suck. i'm switching carriers ASAP.
     
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    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.
     
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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.
     
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    That's corporate rape of the consumer where I come from.
     
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    It's pure greed.

    The service doesn't change and they didn't create the phone, but they'll fuck with you all the same.
     
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    The shit they are allowed to get away with in fee's is crazy. Good thorough cleaning of the house and senate is long overdue
     
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    Pretty soon you won't have enough left over to buy yourself a taco.
     
  17. Isobel

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    My contract is up, I think I'll go to another wireless provider. I'm cool as long as I can keep my same number.
     
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    i think i can actually top this with verizon wireless...last time my wife's phone was due for a new every two upgrade, they sent me an email saying she would get a $100 credit against the new phone..so we upgraded and they charged a $100 fee for changing phones, intentionally negating the credit they gave us to come in and do it
     
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    yippeekyaa Moved forward. VIP

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    Just recently stopped with long term contracts and low priced phone upgrade when my verizon contract ran out. Went to a prepaid unlimited everything, no hidden fees type of deal. It's cheaper but you have to buy your own phone. If you keep the phone for more than two years it is cheaper but not for the type that needs to have the latest phone.
     
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    Maybe it's time to check out T-Mobile :dontknow: