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Sprint : Word finally gets out in the open about Sprint screwing people
Sprint raises fee, but won't free users from two-year contracts
Getting out of cell phone jail is among the more vexing problems for electronics consumers. In most cases, a new handset means a new two-year commitment -- and that, in turn, can mean missing out on the latest gadget, like the new iPhone, or putting up with inferior service while riding out a contract.
For years, however, savvy users have known about the occasional “get out of jail free” card that sometimes appears like manna from gadget Heaven -- the "material change in contract.” If a cell service provider changes the terms of the two-year agreement, consumers have the right to escape their contracts and achieve cell phone free agency. Each time a firm has made such a change -- such as when Sprint raised its administrative fee to 99 cents per line in 2008 -- users have leapt at the chance to jump ship without a dreaded early-termination fee (ETF).
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