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AT&T to Drop Two Year Contracts on January 8th

AT&T to Drop Two Year Contracts on January 8th

Posted December 30, 2015 at 9:02pm by iClarified · 14495 views
AT&T will discontinue its two year contracts and subsidies on January 8th, according to a leaked internal document shared by Engadget.

This means that new and existing customers will only be able to get new phones by paying the full price upfront or paying in installments over time. If you want to get an iPhone on AT&T with a subsidy you need to act fast.

In June, AT&T stopped offering subsidized contracts to customers through dealers and partners like Best Buy and Apple; however, you could go to an AT&T store directly for a contract.

Here are the details from AT&T's internal document:

Effect January 8, 2016, AT&T will launch a pricing simplification effort for device purchase options and pricing plans across all channels..

Simplify Device Purchase Options:
● AT&T Next and no-commitment (full-retail price) will become the only smartphone purchase options available for new and existing Consumer, standard Individual Responsibility Users (IRU).
● AT&T will introduce installment plans for Quick Messaging devices (QMD) and Basic devices. Installment plans and no-commitment (full-retail price) will become the only purchase option for new and existing Consumer, standard Individual Responsibility Users (IRU).

Check out the FAQ document below for more details...

[via Engadget]


AT&T to Drop Two Year Contracts on January 8th

AT&T to Drop Two Year Contracts on January 8th
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wikki1977
wikki1977 - January 1, 2016 at 7:30pm
ATT is pathetic like T-Mobile
The good and the bad
The good and the bad - January 1, 2016 at 9:08pm
Tmobile never stops redefining the mobile industry that proves why they're the uncarrier compared to AT&T. I stopped having the blue striped Death Star after a few months. Thank god I switched to tmobile and been with them since uncarrier 4.
Benso
Benso - January 1, 2016 at 12:41am
I guess im canceling my AT&T sooner than i thought
Well...
Well... - January 2, 2016 at 1:25am
Yeah me too, even though I've got unlimited data with at&t, it's still a better deal for me to switch to cricket and save the money and subsidize the phones myself that way
Justabrake
Justabrake - December 31, 2015 at 3:48am
I buy mind full price so I don't have to be chained and shackled too them ! Between cable and cellular they control you if you let them they limit you they tell you what you get and when they change the rules all the time !
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