tbh, i work for at&t and everyone that works for at&t thinks this is complete bs and completely pointless. dumb move on at&t's part
As someone who also does, I completely agree. It makes it that much harder as I am the one that has to tell them every time. I really hate it.
As one of your loyal customers but also one that works for a large corporation I understand what AT&T is doing. To me they should make no excuses for what they charge! They offer a solid network with a strong portfolio of products for both business an...
With increased regulations (net neutrality) and how fine happy the FCC has been lately it's no surprise they need to increase revenue. How else did you think they were going to pay for it? Sure some people believe all corporations have a Scrooge McDuck style room full of cash that the executives swim in while they drink the tears of the children of their minimum wage employees, but that's not reality.
Did you really just try to say that the deathstar had to raise their fictional activation fees and Add activation fees to their already more-profitable handset financing service to make up for net neutrality and FCC fines?
If I were AT&T, I would certainly raise activation and upgrade fees on customers signing two year contracts and gaining the subsidy. However, adding a $15 fee on customers bringing their on devices and receiving no subsidies is frankly counterintuitiv...
Actually your description of corporate goons is pretty accurate. Just look up Monsatan and their pushing GMOs on the masses when the majority of people don't want them. These corporations are extremely politically correct as well-pushing it not only...