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t-mobile subsidy

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T-Mobile faces war of words after killing subsidies, contracts

There's a lot of confusion over whether T-Mobile's new plans are a good thing. CNET breaks it down for you.

By March 26, 2013

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Correction: T-Mobile contracts and subsidies

This story initially said, wrongly, that T-Mobile would eliminate contracts. The carrier plans to only eliminate subsidies for smartphones.

By December 7, 2012

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On T-Mobile killing the subsidy: It's about time

commentary The carrier looks to make good on its promise to disrupt the industry in its 'challenger role.' That's a good thing for consumers.

By December 7, 2012

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Here's why T-Mobile's Nexus 5 is $100 more than at Google Play

T-Mobile confirmed that it does not make a profit on the phone, suggesting that Google helps out with a subsidy when purchased at Google Play.

By November 8, 2013

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T-Mobile exec: Subsidies are hurting wireless industry

Subsidies artificially devalue sophisticated smartphones and turn them into "throw away" items, says T-Mobile's chief marketing officer.

By March 9, 2012

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How T-Mobile's new service plans could change the industry

T-Mobile's no-contracts, no-subsidy plans could lead to more device interoperability and lower prices on handsets across the industry.

By April 3, 2013

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The phone subsidy is paid off, so why is my monthly bill still high?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains why carriers continue to charge the same monthly service fee even after your phone subsidy is paid. She also explains T-Mobile's prepaid offerings.

By March 8, 2013

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iPhone buyers, fear not over carrier subsidies, says analyst

A Morgan Stanley analyst offers reassuring words: Carriers would face too many obstacles to trimming those subsidies to Apple that keep prices down.

By May 11, 2012