If you’re currently shopping for a new carrier and you’ve been having trouble deciding, you’ll be interested to know that the ever-growing T-Mobile US is running some nice incentives for the President’s Day holiday. The hefty minute-bundles, My Faves and a promise of 3G in 2008 might not be enough to sway you, so T-Mobile is throwing in a few additional perks. Starting today and running through Monday February 18, the pink provider is waiving the $35 activation fee for customers signing up for new postpaid contracts. That might sound like a small deal but hey, that’s $35 more that you can put towards your handset. Family plans apply as well so if you’re picking up a new line for you, your wife, your three rugrats, that’s an extra $175 that you can keep in your pocket. T-Mobile also has plenty of deals running on handsets with new 2-year contracts, including the BlackBerry Pearl 8100 for $100 and the HTC Shadow for $150. Hit the banner on T-Mobile’s homepage to party.

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Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.