Quick Note: Verizon Readies $2 "Convenience Fee" for Online, Phone Payments
December 29, 2011 10:08 AM
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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,
, 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
[Source: Droid Life]
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Would this allow.....
12/29/2011 10:34:19 AM
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.....
12/29/2011 12:02:46 PM
probably... those things are pretty easy to get out of
RE: Would this allow.....
12/29/2011 4:52:17 PM
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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