U.S. Cellular returns to two-year contracts
0. phoneArena 17 Jul 2013, 17:06 posted on
In 2010, regional carrier U.S. Cellular instituted the "The Belief Project" which asked customers to sign an initial two-year contract; after that two-year period expired, subscribers were allowed to purchase a subsidized handset without having to affix their John Hancock on another two-year pact. But that is about to change as the mobile operator is going back to the old days of two year pacts...
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1. ajac09 (Posts: 1477; Member since: 30 Sep 2009)
gotta do what you gotta do but US cellular really isnt that great of a carrier.
3. HASHTAG (unregistered)
Were you ever a U.S. Cellular customer? They're better than Sprint in most cases.
5. PapaSmurf (Posts: 10217; Member since: 14 May 2012)
Sprint sucks so that's not saying much.
7. CivicSi89 (Posts: 348; Member since: 23 Jul 2011)
I Loved U.S. Cellular. Right up until they left my market....
4. Cha7520 (Posts: 221; Member since: 31 Oct 2010)
With more and more poeple buying unlocked phones and using Straighttalk and other non-contract companies you are going to start seeing the Contract Carriers losing customers and they will start increasing ETF's, etc etc...anything they need to do to make up the lost in revenue.
6. TruPatriot (Posts: 107; Member since: 27 May 2013)
Restocking fees are an absolute joke. I'd use stronger language if it'd post.