Avoid 2 Year Contract?

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by conorjay, May 10, 2008.

  1. conorjay macrumors newbie

    May 10, 2008
    What are my options for avoiding the AT&T 2 Year contract with an iPhone?

    I've lived in Korea for almost 3 years and have enjoyed the speedy 3G network they have provided. Next month I move back to the States to finish school in Cleveland. I'm planning to buy a 3G iPhone (when available), but wanted to get some advice on the ways I can avoid the AT&T Wireless 2 year contact because I could be out of the country in again in less than 2 years. I have a GoPhone active simcard that I can switchout with an unlocked iPhone, but I heard the balance notifications are annoying and I have no idea how the data plan would work.

    Also, what is the penalty for breaking a 2-year AT&T iPhone contract?
  2. joeshell383, May 10, 2008
    Last edited by a moderator: Nov 29, 2010

    joeshell383 macrumors 6502a

    Sep 18, 2006
    Just agree to the contract. It's easier being legit, and post-paid is much cheaper than pre-paid. Beginning May 25, AT&T contracts will be prorated:

    The ETF will start at $175, but will decrease by $5 per month.

  3. conorjay thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 10, 2008

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