Sprint Confirms $350 ETF Change
Aug 31, 2011, 9:30 AM by Eric M. Zeman
Sprint today confirmed to Phone Scoop via email that the company plans to change its early termination fee. A Sprint spokesperson explained, "Beginning September 9, Sprint is introducing a new pro-rated policy for ETFs for customers purchasing advanced devices such as smartphones, tablets, notebooks and netbooks. Customers with these advanced devices will be subject to a $350 ETF, which will be pro-rated based on the number of months remaining, should they decide to cancel service before the end of their service agreement." Prior to this change, Sprint charged $200 ETFs for those breaking contracts early. AT&T and Verizon Wireless have similar $350 pro-rated ETFs.
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Also customers can cancel w/o paying ETF because they are raising their administrative charge on 9/9 also
Frankly I'd still like to see the US market go away from contracts.
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