AT&T Adds 61-Cent Admin Fee to All Customers
AT&T has added a new administration fee to the monthly bills of all its customers. The fee amounts to 61 cents, which, when multiplied across AT&T's entire customer base, amounts to about $500 million in extra revenue per year for the company. An AT&T spokesperson told the Wall Street Journal that the fee is less than that charged by its competitors. It went into effect May 1.
AT&T Increases Activation Fee to $40
AT&T has bumped up the price of activating new equipment on two-year plans from $36 to $40. The change went into effect June 8.
Verizon to Start Tacking $20 Fee to New Lines
Verizon Wireless will soon begin charging a $20 activation fee for new customers who sign up for one of its contract-free device payment plans. The fee goes into effect Nov.
AT&T Bumps Activation Fee By $5 to Match Verizon
AT&T has increased the cost of its activation fee from $15 to $20. The move follows the establishment of a similar fee by Verizon Wireless in recent days.
Verizon Confirms Pending $20 Upgrade Fee
Verizon Wireless today confirmed to Phonescoop that it plans to charge customers $20 to upgrade to new devices beginning April 4. The fee will apply to customers who buy handsets with installment plans, or buy phones at full price.
As far as cancelling your contract....
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IF WE INCREASE THE PRICE OF ANY OF THE SERVICES TO WHICH YOU SUBSCRIBE, BEYOND THE LIMITS SET FORTH IN YOUR CUSTO...
More "Bait and Switch" billing practices
I don't understand how these practices are even legal: how can you advertise one price for a service and then apply a additional mandatory fee for that same service? I guess that's the power of fine print, but it is very manipulative (and very reminiscent of our income tax system with its F...
Ladies and Gentlemen, that is why...........
I noticed that before. And this really sucks for one reason...
Stop tacking on fees!
I wonder if this could be considered a change to the contract?
So the answer is an emphatic 'no'.
So to answer your question unless ATT has violated this require...