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Customers can avoid the fee if they setup AutoPay or use ACH payments

If it isn't the banks trying to nickel and dime consumers, there's always some other industry that’s willing to step up to plate and milk customers for a few extra dollars every month. Today, we learn that the largest wireless carrier in the United States, Verizon Wireless, is going to start implementing a $2 convenience fee on payments made over the phone and even online.
 
Customers who pay by electronic check (ACH) and those that enroll in AutoPay using any payment method won't have to worry about the fee. However, if you are one of the old school folks that like to pay by phone or if you for some reason like paying your bills online every month without the use of AutoPay, be prepared to fork over some extra cash.
 
News of the convenience fee comes shortly after Verizon experienced three of data outages across the United States in December alone.


[Source: Droid Life]

Source: Droid Life



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Would this allow.....
By Cheesew1z69 on 12/29/2011 10:34:19 AM , Rating: 5
us to get out of our contract without a etf due to this change? i pay online and to have to pay to do this, absolutely ridiculous!




RE: Would this allow.....
By Breathless on 12/29/2011 12:02:46 PM , Rating: 2
probably... those things are pretty easy to get out of


RE: Would this allow.....
By NullSubroutine on 12/29/2011 4:52:17 PM , Rating: 5
I am simply enraged by this move. Charging me to pay my bill? What's next charging me to see my bill? This is fucking outrageous.


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