Carrier [AT&T] Under contract, but eligible for Next. Is there an ETF if I "upgrade" early?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by thenewone, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. thenewone macrumors member

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    I am still under a two-year contract with AT&T for my iPhone 5 that isn't up until the end of November (of this year), but the AT&T website says I'm currently eligible for a "Next" upgrade at $0 down.

    Does anyone know if I will incur an ETF or any other type of fee if I upgrade my line to the iPhone 6 via their Next program BEFORE my current iPhone 5 contract date is technically up?

    Thanks :)
     
  2. AllergyDoc macrumors 65816

    AllergyDoc

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    You will not. I'm in the same boat, but my contracts end next March.
     
  3. jlake02 macrumors 68020

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    I think this is what MANY people will do... and Apple will sell a record amount of phones lol





    :apple:
     
  4. Gathomblipoob macrumors 601

    Gathomblipoob

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    I bought my 5s last year, of course, but AT&T tells me that my two year contract ends on October 2nd of this year. Weird.
     
  5. dwfaust macrumors 68040

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    No, but you will pay more for the phone. The cost of the subsidy recovery (to AT&T) is already built into your monthly fee. With Next, you will pay an additional amount on the running balance of the device.

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    And rake in a record amount of extra profit on the double-dipping for equipment.
     

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