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Sprint changes Surcharge Fees: Get out of contract now without early termination fee.


Dec 21, 2009, 12:45 PM
If you read your wireless contract carefully, carriers will document something known as a "material adverse change." In other words, if your carrier raises pricing of any kind during the term of your agreement (a "material adverse change") you're entitled to cancel your line without paying an early termination fee (ETF). The contract language is as follows:

"If a change we make to the Agreement is material and has a material adverse effect on Services under your Term Commitment, you may terminate each line of Service materially affected without incurring an Early Termination Fee only if you: (a) call us within 30 days after the effective date of the change; and (b) specifically advise us that you wish to cancel Services because of a mat...

Dec 21, 2009, 1:56 PM
While I have no plans to completely terminate my service, I do have additional lines I'm not using. I will probably release them come January and pocket the $20 bucks per month. Thanks for the info! 🙂

Jan 19, 2010, 6:13 PM
this should be sprint best kept secret...

Mar 29, 2010, 5:48 PM
Before you wet yourself liker a little girl, consider this: the fee only applies to people with spending limits. People with spending limits have sub-prime credit scores. No one else but Sprint wants these customers. Prepare to pay a heft deposit if you quit Sprint and go somewhere else.

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