Nexus One early termination fee lowered to $150

Nexus One early termination fee lowered to $150
The Nexus One’s wrath upon would be T-Mobile deserters will now be less imposing as it was initially – it won’t break the bank if you plan on jumping ship off your contract. Previously owners would have to dish out a hefty price of $350 if customers cancel or downgrade their T-Mobile contract within the first 120 days of owning the handset; this does not include any changes to the carrier’s own ETF policy – which is $200. Starting today, Google lowered the Nexus One’s ETF from $350 to $150; so basically you end up paying for a full priced Nexus One – so why not just buy it outright from the start? This new change comes after an FCC inquiry into the out-of-control termination fees associated with the smartphone. Although Google may not enjoy knowing that people can sell phones purchased under a contract and make a profit, they claim to not make any money off of equipment recovery. Some may consider the difference in dropping their service a small victory; they still end up paying $150 for having second thoughts about the contract or phone.

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source: Wall Street Journal via Gizmodo

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3 Comments

1. Truth

Posts: 62; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Google lives by there mantra. Don't be evil.

2. jhoots

Posts: 74; Member since: Jan 13, 2010

bring the Nexus one to sprint already!!! i dont understand why they launch these awesomw phones on subpar networks. i guess its easier seeing how europe is GSM but come on sprint is bar far the best american network. first to offer 4G!! most reliable 3G!! CHEAPEST!! i mean, you can get a basically unlimited EVERYTHING plan for 69.99!! thats only like $20 more than stupid criket.. show me some love google!! or maybe they'll one up it and have a super slim physical keyboard when they launch on sprint.. at any rate, hurry up and launch on sprint already!!

3. Illyich

Posts: 167; Member since: Oct 13, 2009

>>Sprint >>Subpar network

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