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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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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:45

1. Truth (Posts: 62; Member since: 15 Jul 2009)

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

posted on 09 Feb 2010, 10:35

2. jhoots (Posts: 74; Member since: 13 Jan 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!!

posted on 09 Feb 2010, 12:04

3. Illyich (Posts: 167; Member since: 13 Oct 2009)

>>Sprint >>Subpar network

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