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AT&T ammends arbitration clause; do you get a free pass?

May 9th, 2009

We’ve received a flurry of emails over the past few weeks questioning whether or not AT&T will let people out of contracts ETF-free due to substantial changes to its terms and conditions. First it was a series of changes to permissable data service usage and more recently AT&T has amended its arbitration clause to limit …

AT&T and CWA reach tentative agreement

March 4th, 2009

It took exactly a month from the day we first scooped the possibility of an AT&T Mobility contractual issues that could have lead to a strike, but it looks like we have some good news to report. Crisis averted — or so it would appear. The CWA site has been posting bargaining reports regularly and …

Sprint ETF-free cancellations extended through March 15

February 6th, 2009

Sprint just refuses to shut that door… Customers still looking for a way out of their contracts without having to drop some serious cash on an Early Termination Fee (ETF) have been given yet another opportunity to do so. Last month we told you about an extension through the end of January due to another …

TELUS Mobility doesn’t play nice with small businesses

January 30th, 2009

If you’ve ever been to The Bay, Canadian Tire, Future Shop, Tim Hortons, Zellers or just about anywhere else that screams hoser, you’ve probably seen the work done by Brofort. Back in early 2007 just after wireless number portability (WNP) came to Canada, Brofort was being courted by TELUS which was very keen on having …

Sprint ETF settlement leaves $90 up for grabs for customers

January 11th, 2009

Remember all the hoopla about Sprint’s ETF and the lawsuit it was facing because of their policy? Well, as a result of the proposed settlement that is likely to move forward, it looks like anyone who started  and subsequently ended a contract with Sprint between July 1999 and December 2008 is looking at some cash. …

It’s Official: Verizon Wireless says contracts are optional

September 22nd, 2008

Last week, we spilled a rumor onto the Internet regarding Verizon Wireless’ new deal for going contract free. Today, VZW has officially announced and confirmed our suspicions — contracts are not necessary for those who want to pay the unsubsidized price for phones or potential subscribers who want to use their existing CDMA devices. The …