T-Mobile is now increasing a key Metro customer fee

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T-Mobile is now increasing a key Metro customer fee
Despite its repeated commitment not to follow the competition's example and jack up your monthly wireless service prices, T-Mobile has taken its subscribers by surprise (in a bad way) several times of late, increasing various forms of taxes and fees.

The latest such change is reportedly scheduled to come into effect as early as September 1, and although it's easily avoidable and far from lifestyle-altering, we're pretty sure it's not exactly going to put a big smile on a lot of Metro by T-Mobile customers' faces either.

That's right, this one goes out to our readers and friends on Metro rather than Magenta's own-brand postpaid (or prepaid) service, hiking your bill payment processing fee from $4 to $5 a month. If said fee doesn't sound familiar, it's probably because you have Autopay enabled on your account or you take care of your monthly bill through the official Metro by T-Mobile website.

In both cases, you have absolutely nothing to worry about, while if you pay your bill using phone assistance or in a good old fashioned brick and mortar store, you should be ready to cough up an extra buck every month starting very soon.

That's definitely not a small fortune, and given the excellent value you typically receive on a prepaid Metro by T-Mobile plan, it's probably not going to be enough to make anyone actually ditch this low-cost operator in favor of, say, Boost Mobile or Cricket Wireless. 

At the same time, it's yet another sneaky way for the once-transparent "Un-carrier" to raise its already hefty profits and average revenue per user while claiming its prices are as low as ever. Bottom line, this is totally not a cool move, T-Mo!

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