Unlimited data, once a consistent option among cell phone carriers, has been on the outs lately with the big dogs of …
We’ve all gotten a utility bill that was larger than we were expecting. A $250 electricity bill here. A $100 gas bill there. This family got one, too. Except, it was a cell phone bill for more than $200,000.
An estimated 30 million Americans have been hit with “bill shock”—the unexpected, unpleasant scenario in which a consumer unknowingly exceeds his cell phone plan limits and incurs extra charges. Sometimes, these charges are …
On Friday, February 11, and Saturday, February 12, T-Mobile is allowing customers to walk away with any smartphone of their choosing for free—provided they sign up for a two-year service contract, of course. The phones offered include the HTC HD7, Samsung Vibrant, and the T-Mobile myTouch 4G.
When the iPhone was introduced in 2007, it sold for $399. A couple months later, you could buy one for half that. Some iPhone models later dropped to $99, and now AT&T is selling the iPhone 3GS for the enticing price of $49. Sounds like an amazing deal.
There are more no-contract options than ever before: You can prepay your bill or pay as you go, and, if you decide you don’t like the phone or the payment terms, you can walk away with no termination fees—which might cost you over $300 if you were locked into a wireless provider contract.
On Saturday, June 19, all T-Mobile phones are free, so long as you sign up or add a new line to a family plan with a two-year agreement.
There are something like 10 million (yes, 10,000,000) possible calling plan rate combinations possible from the major wireless providers.
After surveying customers and speaking with consumer protection and industry groups, something called the U.S. General Accountability Office has come to a total no-sh** conclusion: Customers are confused and frustrated with their wireless bills and contracts, and they need help dealing with their wireless providers.
Parents still on the hunt for Zhu Zhu Pets are growing desperate—and the folks who are willing to part with the robotic pet hamster toys in their possession are growing demanding.
All T-Mobile USA was supposedly trying to do was go green. That was the main reason it gave for planning to add a $1.50 monthly fee to customers who wanted paper copies of their bills.