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T-Mobile’s Valentine’s “Cupid’s Arrow Hits Mark” Day Sale was a Rip-Off


Feb 11, 2012, 9:35 PM
Wanted a Samsung Galaxy S 2 (T989). It was free after mail in rebate. I didn't find out the particulars of the fine print until after I went in the store regardless of having searched for information on their main webpage. While there I was told that I had to buy at least an unlimited 5GB plan. Afterwards, I found the following online ad - http://www.tmonews.com/2012/02/t-mobiles-vale ntines-cupids-arrow-hits-mark-day-sale-is-tod ay-only/.

So let us do the math in contrasting the total two year cost between TMobile and Simple Mobile.

TMobile Total 2 year cost:
24 months * $89.99 per month * (between %12 and %18 tax and fees in GA, I will use the median %15) + $35 activation fee = $2518.73.

24 months * $60 (inclusive of ...

Feb 15, 2012, 10:29 PM
Rolling Eyes ...whatever. First of all, the requirements for the VDay deal was on the website so apparently you weren't really looking if you couldn't find it. Second, the VDay sale was a huge success for TMobile. They extended the sale because of all the new customers coming into to stores and also existing customers eligible for their 22 month upgrade could take advantage of this great sale. It was required to get a 5gb data plan if you purchased the Galaxy s2 or the Amaze. The 5gb plan also includes mobile hot spot AND tethering.
I have been with all the major carriers and TMobile is the best when it comes to customer service and great plans. I am pretty sure with that Simple Mobile prepaid service the customer service isn't gonna be a...

Feb 16, 2012, 11:25 AM
If it works for you then that's great.

The ad wasn't linked to the main website, that I could see. I did find it - after the fact, by googling the specific phrase. I even re-posted the link.

As far as the upgrade, I am not %100 certain on this, but you MAY have had to sign up for an additional two years as per website:

"New and existing eligible customers can take advantage of this deal receiving their device for free after a mail-in rebate card when they sign up for a new two-year contract on any qualifying Classic Plan™2or for a $0.00 down payment after mail-in rebate card when signing up on a qualifying Unlimited Value™3 Plan."

In regards to the perks - the mobile hotspot and tethering, I think the unlocked phone speaks fo...

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