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T-Mobile execs on how they can afford to buy out your early-termination fees

In an interview with CNET, the executives dish on their ETF buyout plan and the push for faster WideBand LTE, and they continue to dump on Sprint.

By January 8, 2014

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Ad leak hints T-Mobile will pay full family's early termination fees

The US carrier has been making noise about getting whole families to dump subscriptions from rivals. An ad, apparently published prematurely, offers details about one offer.

By January 8, 2014

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Can I ditch Sprint without paying an early termination fee?

Getting out of a wireless contract early isn't easy. In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice to one Sprint subscriber.

By July 24, 2012

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T-Mobile touts record number of subscribers in August

The carrier's flamboyant CEO says more wireless consumers are joining its network than any other major wireless network.

By September 10, 2014

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Sprint CEO will cut costs to bring back customers

Marcelo Claure is focused on lowering expenses and prices as he tries to turn around the struggling wireless carrier.

By September 11, 2014

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Sprint CEO tries to get back in the game with Apple's iPhone 6

Marcelo Claure, the wireless carrier's new CEO, plans to introduce a new $50 unlimited data plan for Apple's two new smartphones.

By September 9, 2014

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Is AT&T's 'admin fee' just a sneaky way of raising rates?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon discusses AT&T's new 61 cent wireless fee and explains how carriers can raise prices even when you're under contract.

By June 6, 2013

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Whopper of a Burger King deal: A side of free smartphone

Burger King offers a free Android smartphone with your chicken fries, but the fine print shows it's business as usual. Crave's Amanda Kooser digs in.

By August 25, 2014

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Should you switch to a no-contract phone carrier?

It's getting cheaper and easier to own a smartphone, but is there a downside to breaking away from the Big Four?

By August 26, 2014

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Dialed In #216: All about ETFS (early termination fees)

The Dialed In crew dives deep into early-termination fees: where they came from, why we have to have them, who's been screwed over by them, and what you can do if you want out.

By March 21, 2012