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T-Mobile offering 50% off certain Samsung handsets for Sidekick owners

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T-Mobile offering 50% off certain Samsung handsets for Sidekick owners
At the end of May, Sidekick users will be able to receive and send messages. And that will be it. Because the Danger service is shutting down on May 31st, internet service and storage of data like contacts, e-mail and photos will be gone. Although a new Sidekick will be available this spring, the good news is that T-Mobile feels your pain, so they are offering some options to owners of the Sidekick.

From March 31st through May 31st, Sidekick owners who want to leave T-Mobile because of Danger's closing can get the Early Termination Fee waived. Or, sign a new 2 year contract with a qualifying plan and T-Mobile will offer you a 50% discount off certain Samsung handsets. All of this was revealed in a letter from the carrier to a Sidekickowner.

T-Mobile has set up a web site to help Sidekick owners pick a new handset and make the transition to a Danger-free world. The address is sidekick.t-mobile.com/transition and at the site you will find the tools necessary to move all of your Sidekick-stored info to your new phone.

source: TmoNews

T-Mobile's response to a Sidekick owner mentions the options that the carrier is offering to owners of the device

T-Mobile's response to a Sidekick owner mentions the options that the carrier is offering to owners of the device





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posted on 10 Mar 2011, 09:14

1. WirelessCon (Posts: 309; Member since: 11 May 2010)


That T Mobile spokes-model is hella hot.

posted on 02 Jun 2011, 19:54

2. shawnghill (Posts: 1; Member since: 02 Jun 2011)


I was told that a new sidekick was coming out and hang on till then and still not out yet after may 31st. All I get on my sidekick is stinking texting. No checking email or web. I call today and got hung up three time!!!!! I had less than a month left. NOW I DECIDED I DONT WANT T-MOBILE DOING THIS AGAIN THE NEAR FUTURE, I AM GOING WITH LG OPTIMUS V FOR $200 AND GET MONTHLY NO CONTRACT OR HIDDEN FEE FOR $25 A MONTH AT VIRGIN MOBILE!!! SCREW YOU TMOBILE, I AM DONE WITH YOUR B U L L S H I T!!!

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