AT&T Offering T-Mobile Customers up to $450 Credit Per Line to Switch

AT&T Offering T-Mobile Customers up to $450 Credit Per Line to Switch

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It seems as that T-Mobile's uncarrier initiatives are starting to hit AT&T a bit, as the carrier giant announced today a special incentive for those who switch from T-Mobile.

Starting today, AT&T is offering T-Mobile customers up to $250 per line in service credit when they trade in a qualifying smartphone. In addition to the $250, customers switching over can receive an additional $200 credit per line when they choose an AT&T Next plan and buy a device at full retail price.

Beginning Jan. 3, under the limited-time offer, T-Mobile customers who switch to AT&T can trade-in their current smartphone for a promotion card of up to $250, which can be used toward AT&T products and services. Trade-in values will vary based on make, model and age of the smartphone, but many of the latest and most popular smartphones will qualify for a value of $250. T-Mobile customers can receive an additional $200 credit per line when they transfer their wireless service to AT&T and choose an AT&T NextSM plan, buy a device at full retail price or activate a device they currently own.

At CES 2014, T-Mobile is expected to announce more 'Uncarrier' plans, which will reportedly "remove customer pain points."

T-Mobile CEO John Legere had this to say about AT&T's move:
This is a desperate move by AT&T on the heels of what must have been a terrible Q4 and holiday for them. I'm flattered that we have made them so uncomfortable! We used AT&T's cash to build a far superior network and added Un-carrier moves to take tons of their customers - and now they want to bribe them back! Consumers won't be fooled...nothing has changed; customers will still feel the same old pain that AT&T is famous for. Just wait until CES to hear what pain points we are eliminating next. The competition is going to be toast!


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AT&T Offering T-Mobile Customers up to $450 Credit Per Line to Switch
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VTech Si - January 5, 2014 at 6:28am
AT&T use to be a good little company called Cingullar. They forgotten who made them big. Now they have changed everything even their name. Can't compete with Verizon so they got to pick on the little guy that they almost bought. It's seems all of them are greedy. I really would like to see a company that cares about the customers and customer service.
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qba - January 5, 2014 at 1:28am
AT&T Suckssssssssssssssss, PLEASE DON'T DO IT. LET THEM GO OUT OFF BUSINESS. Is time
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El Compa - January 4, 2014 at 9:16am
True tmobile customer here. They're great and all but I hate how they took my FREE mobile tethering and charge me if I need over 500mb now. That's bullshit. I should be able to use my data as I please since I'm paying for it. Double charging customers is not right and I'm switching once one if these carriers decide to do right by their customers.
JoshvanHulst - January 4, 2014 at 1:04am
Wow I still do not see any benefit to switching over and I have both AT&T and T-mobile
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SquiffyPwn - January 3, 2014 at 5:56pm
I will not trade my unlocked iPhone for $250 credit toward AT&T that's bs
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