Internal AT&T Memo Details Contract Free Rate Plans, Handset Must be Paid for in Full

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One of our sources at AT&T has leaked to us an internal document; the memo details the process for obtaining a contract bundle without the obligatory 1 or 2-year commitment term. The basis for the non-commitment bundles is the customer must pay for the handset in full, losing the subsidized rate that is offered with fixed contract terms. The memo pins the start date of the non-commitment bundles as November 2007, but we have heard no word on any such contractual freedom previously. UPDATE: This entire document, another source tells us, is meant to inform ill informed employees of an existing thing. AT&T has done this for years.