Verizon introduced a $20 upgrade fee not long ago, but that didn’t last long. Now the fee is officially $30 and it applies to both buying a device at full retail price and on a payment plan.
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Verizon recently enacted a $20 fee for customers upgrading with a phone payment plan or even bringing their own device. This didn’t sit well with Verizon customers, as they were being charged for the ability to give Verizon money for service. Of course, Verizon used the excuse of “AT&T ... Read More »
Contract upgrade fees are nothing new. You have to give the carrier money so you can proceed with giving them money for a smartphone and service, to cover support costs and such. But with Verizon, buying a device full price or going with payment plans meant no fees. Unfortunately, that’s changing on April 4.
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AT&T is at it again! In an attempt to make more money, the carrier has upped many of the fees associated with getting a new device and plan. The current $40 activation fee on the old contract plans will be raised to $45 starting August 1, making it the highest activation fee of any US ... Read More »
Whenever you buy an on-contract device from a carrier, you’re expected to pay an activation fee on top of the money you pay for the product itself. At AT&T, this used to be a $36 fee, but it was raised to $40 on June 8. Whether you feel it is just for them to charge this ... Read More »