These are the most recent forum messages posted by jsd0108:
Re: Without lowering the plan price, you are being double charged for the handset. ..
The cell carriers don't want to be in the phone subsidy business. They would much rather the customer bring their phone or pay full cost for one so that they don't have to use the revenue from the plans to recoup the money from the phone subsidy. If they can do that, then that equals more profit. It makes good business sense. The only reason that current system of subsidies was started was to give the customers ...
Re: I wonder if this could be considered a change to the contract?
If yo tried to cancel, they could issue a one lump-sum credit in the amount of the fee for the remaining months left on your contract. At that point, you it wouldn't be a material change in your contract and you would have to pay the ETF. People try hard to get out of contracts, the lawyers try harder to make sure that doesn't happen easily.
Re: Leasing spectrum
They have spectrum that works in the area, but they don't have a license to broadcast in that area so VZW licenses their spectrum to a company that has a broadcast license in the area. Not that hard to understand.
Re: Leasing spectrum
It isn't "fishy." Verizon is leasing out spectrum in areas where they don't have a license to operate which means they cant put their own towers there per government regulations.
Re: What a JOKE!
They probably gave you the credit so you would quit calling. You aren't really paying for 4G service. You are paying for data service which can be 3G or 4G.
Re: you dont have to take this!!!!
The fee wouldn't allow you to get out of your contract since the fee isn't a change to your plan and there are multiple options that allow you to pay without the fee so there is no material adverse affect.
Re: There should be no reason now, not to try them.
Verizon did try this a couple of years ago. It was called Test Drive. Everything was refunded, even overages (except for a few governmental fees) if the customer ported out within the first 30 days. It didn't make much of a difference, so the policy was discontinued.