Monday, March 25th, 2019 (4 comments
What if you didn't have to get tied to a nasty contract for a phone?
(Image copyright Jeremy Duffy)
First off, Verizon is doing away with contracts under certain conditions. Let's face it, contracts are for cowards. Carriers had to default to them because of the industry's spotty record of customer service. It was their way of preventing you from fleeing.
That aside, the news is that Verizon has decided to no longer force contracts on people
who already have a Verizon phone and will only use them when people want to buy a phone at the subsidized rate (in other words, those penny phones that actually cost several hundred dollars).
It's hard to believe that a company like Verizon would do such a thing, but the Wall Street Journal
confirms it. They say that there will be an activation fee, but no termination fee. Finally
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