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T-Mobile Waiving Activation Fees for the Weekend

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Feb 10, 2009, 3:49 PM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Starting Feb. 13 and running through Feb. 16, T-Mobile will be offering credit towards its standard activation fee. The credit will be available online, in stores or by calling Customer Care.

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Feb 12, 2009, 7:38 PM

why is this news?

was it a slow day for phonescoop? seriously, companies are always waiving activation fees.and yeah sams club does that year round, though the sams cllub kiosks are third party and directly linked to t-mobile. its still not news. come on phone scoop, you know better.

NokiaGothTwisted Evil

Feb 11, 2009, 6:20 PM

Sam's Club Always waves the fee

At Sam's Club they always wave the activation fee for T-Mobile and during the fee credit special you actually make $35 on the deal plus all rebates are instant.

Feb 10, 2009, 5:56 PM


These kind of sales are common periodically.

I find it odd to find this on the front page.
yea i'm a direct dealer so i know we're not having it in our store but the market manager might change that, who knows.

Feb 11, 2009, 11:36 AM

big whoop

i can get an act fee waived any time I want for a new line or upgrade .... simple request to NSS, and they can add a monhtly discount at the same time
T Mobster

Feb 10, 2009, 3:56 PM

Some what not right...

We were told that retail channels are not allowed to participate in this nor are we allowed to offer it to customers. At least this is how it is in the detroit south market.
This information comes from T-Mobile Corporate.

The full email I rec'd says:

Starting in mid-December 2008, T-Mobile eliminated the $18 upgrade fee that applied across-the-board to all handsets (including the T-Mobile G1) and in all channels (e...

Feb 11, 2009, 12:03 AM

In other words, you don't have to ask them to waive it for two days!

Seriously, who pays an activation fee? You just ask to not pay it and they oblige. Works 100% of the time.
I agree, don't make it expensive to become a customer, make it easy. Activation fees are stupid, it's just a matter of entering the digits on a SIM card into the acct.
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