So I just set up an account today with some friends (it was a mobile share). I also carried over upgrade eligibility. I went into Best Buy and they said the account was not commissionable, meaning they wouldn't make any money from AT&T, for selling me the phone. The apologized profusely and said that it happens sometimes to random AT&T accounts and no one from AT&T will give them a straight answer as to why it does that. My account is set up as a business account although we aren't a business, but Best Buy said they'll sell phones to business accounts all the time. Anyone else have this problem?
I have a related question: I am a retiree from an AT&T legacy company and I get a discount off my monthly bill. I am eligible for an upgrade and can get a much better deal from a reseller on the phone (Walmart 97 cents, AT$T $99.99 for the same phone. If I buy from Walmart will my phone be non-commisionalble or will I lose my retiree discount if I sigh a 2 years extension at walmart.
Buying from Walmart is no different than buying from AT&T store. If your account is not commissionable, it is what it is. Buying from Walmart doesn't make it that way. When you buy from Walmart, your discount remains on your account.
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