Tmobile Adds Flimsy Restrictions For ETF-Free Cancelers

Tmobile is trying to impose certain new restrictions on people trying to cancel their contract without early termination fee (ETF) over the recent text message rate increase. Based on an email between a reader and Tmobile’s executive customer service team, to qualify for ETF-free cancellation a customer:

1. Can’t have unlimited messaging bundle on your account within the past 3 months
2. Has to have been charged for text messages during the past 3 months

A materially adverse change of contract nullifies a contract. I don’t see how you can enforce restrictions on a null contract.

If you want to cancel Tmobile without ETF, here’s how. Read the comments on that story to learn tips from many readers who’ve successfully used our advice. And remember, victory goes to the tenacious.

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