by Mike Masnick

Even Death Won't Get You Out Of Early Termination Fees

from the early-termination-indeed dept

You know those early termination fees that the wireless carriers like to lock you into? An article on the sorts of complaints people have with their mobile phone providers includes the story of a man who died. When his wife tried to cancel his mobile phone service, she was told she needed to pay the "early termination" fee. Early termination, indeed. The rest of the article includes all of the typical complaints, and points out what everyone knows already: wireless customer service is dreadful and the wireless carriers know it.

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    Charlie, 29 Sep 2009 @ 10:43am

    Re: Early Termination when the subscriber really dies?

    Going through stuff now. They can go after the estate for the termination fee. I think its poor taste but the deceased entered into a contract and created a debt. The estate is responsible for the debts of the deceased.

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