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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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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

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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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AT&T's new early-termination fee for the iPhone: $325

The carrier is raising the fee for smartphones starting June 1, citing Verizon's move last fall as partial justification.

By May 21, 2010

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Good news for consumers: T-Mobile's Uncarrier is moving the needle

The wireless battle today is being fought among families, as major operators slash pricing. This is good news for consumers -- but watch out for the small print. CNET's Ask Maggie explains.

By August 8, 2014

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T-Mobile undercuts AT&T on 4-line, 10GB family plan

The wireless carrier unveils a promotion offering more than twice the high-speed data for a four-line family plan, though only through 2015.

By July 28, 2014

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Korean phone subsidies: Comical, chaotic and often illegal

As the Korean cellular market draws closer to saturation point, the drive to win customers through cheap phone deals has gone off the rails.

By July 1, 2014

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T-Mobile's network gets a boost with more capacity, LTE-powered calls

The company says it has expanded the availability of voice-over LTE to 15 markets, while its higher capacity network reaches 16 markets.

By June 18, 2014