Growing weary of that EDGE-only device on T-Mobile? The carrier prefers you to upgrade merely as terribly as you do, and could be prepared to kick some additional enticements your way to assist motivate the switch. In an attempt to clear gadgets from its 2G network, T-Mobile supposedly launched a pilot this month, targeting 5,000 select customers each in Boston, DC, Los Angeles, Miami and New York City with rebate offers that differ slightly by market, and might feature a waived upgrade charge, up to $ 100 (Boston) or $ 50 (NYC, DC) off any phone, or, solely for individuals in Miami, the option to exchange their device for a Samsung t259, t359 Smile or Gravity TXT free of cost with no new contract to sign. According to TmoNews, consumers could receive a targeted offer if they’re Classic or Legacy subscribers with 1,000 or even more monthly minutes on a 2G device (the iPhone is not included). If the pilot is effective, T-Mobile might present the offer to customers in extra towns, as part of the carrier’s refarming effort to expand HSPA + network ability. A complete offer breakdown is available at the source link below.
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