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Thursday, March 23rd, 2023 6:36 PM



Well now I'm terrified of what is to come and have multiple questions. I Traded in to get the Pixel 7 Pro "free"  which was "supposed" to come out to $88 plus taxes a month ($65+$17+$6). Then I found out about the affordable connectivity program and signed up for what was "supposed" to be $30 off my bill a month. Got the first bill (below) and feel like I was literally swindled by a con , thank AT&T!

*What can i expect my bill to average going forward?

* a company and its executives making billions but passing on the Texas universal fee and/or the Federal universal fee to the customer is greedy and tacky but is it illegal?

*Is it legal to charge the individual like myself for being enrolled in a federal assistance program?

individual $65 PLAN

Activity since last bill
Activation Fee Mar 13
(One-time charge)
Don’t recognize this?
Unlimited Starter - 1 Line Mar 13 - Mar 16
Service changed on Mar 13 - partial month charge
Protect Advantage for 1 (includes insurance) - Tier 4 Mar 13 - Mar 16
Service changed on Mar 13 - partial month charge
Discount for AutoPay and paperless billing discount included ($10 off) Mar 15 - Mar 16
Service changed on Mar 15 - partial month credit
Monthly charges for Mar 17 - Apr 16
Unlimited Starter - 1 Line, AutoPay and paperless billing discount included ($10 off)
Protect Advantage for 1 (includes insurance) - Tier 4
PHO GGL P7P 128 GE2AE BLK - Installment 1 of 36
AT&T Next Up(SM) - phone upgrade feature
All surcharges, taxes & fees
Company fees & surcharges
Administrative Fee
Federal Universal Service Charge
Regulatory Cost Recovery Charge
TX State Cost Recovery Charge
Texas Universal Service
Government fees & taxes
9-1-1 Service Fee
911 Equalization Surcharge
City District Sales Tax
City District Sales Tax - Telecom
City Sales Tax
City Sales Tax - Telecom
TX State Sales Tax
TX State Sales Tax - Telecom

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11 months ago

85+16+6 +6.77 = $113 so...

I think you need to go back and do the math

You are clearly not paying for the phone.  

You are paying a $6 next up early upgrade fee which you should have AT&T take off your bill. You do not want to upgrade early if you are receiving $26 credits on your previous phone. You want to pay out all 36 months. Whether or not you keep insurances up to you. But you're paying $16 a month for it. You also are not getting the auto pay and paperless billing credit of $10 a month. Probably because you have not signed up for auto-pay and paperless. But there's nothing wrong with your bill. AT&T is correct. Your math is wrong


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