Verizon's New Upgrade Fees Starting Next Week [Rumor]

Discussion in 'Android News' started by dgstorm, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. loki993

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    If this is true all it will do is make people buy from other sources, doesnt make very good business sense in my opinion.
     
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    I disagree. I think the average consumer will either suck it up and pay the fees, or wait even longer to upgrade. You have to remember that people like us here on these forums are NOT the average consumer.

    That said, I bought my current phone direct from Huawei and will look for alternative buying options when it's time to upgrade.
     
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    Sadly this is not just a rumor. uploadfromtaptalk1459344065814.jpg

    Verizon acquired AOL. They've got to pay for it somehow. Just like AT&T added back in the $15 upgrade fee after they acquired DirecTV.

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    I don't understand. If I pay retail price for the phone....there's a $20 charge for that?
     
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    Yep, they'll likely say it's for the new sim card that comes with the phones

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    I enjoy paying fees to own my own device and fees to do anything I do on the network.
     
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    I think I just heard a Verizon rep say, "You're a valuable user of our technology, we will add more fees just for you" ...
    NOT.


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    Shareholders just had a wet dream because I refuse to go to another service provider.
     
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    I wish I could, but the Big V and ATT are the only 2 will great extended coverage here, and V only works at the wife's office... Sprint/TMob OK, if you don't leave downtown SD...

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    They are making it harder everyday to justify why I still need them. T-MO looks better everytime.
     
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    They do until you travel
     
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    So for 2 or 3 weeks a year you have to deal with sub par network? Doesn't sound like a reason to stay to me.