“A new connect has emerged with a few documents and it looks like starting on November 15th Verizon will be charging up to $350 as an early termination fee on ‘advanced devices,'” Andrew Munchbach reports for The Boy Genius Report.
MacDailyNews Take: “Verizon’s definition of “advanced device” is whatever iPhone-lookalike-not-workalike they’re dangling this month (
LG Voyager, HTC Touch, BlackBerry Bold, Samsung Omnia, BlackBerry Storm, Motorola Droid) in order to dupe the ignorant.
Munchbach reports, “This new ‘improved’ fee does have a minute silver lining (if you can even say that): for every month of service completed, the $350 sum will decrease by $10.”
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: So, should you double your risk on this month’s iPhone-lookalike-not-workalike or should you just make the smart choice and get an iPhone? Apple and AT&T Mobility have to be smiling at this news. Verizon Wireless just shot themselves in the foot yet again.