AT&T adds new admin fee to mobile contracts

Monday 27 May 2013 | 13:41 CET | News
AT&T has added a new monthly administrative fee of 61 cents to the bills of all of its contract mobile lines as of 01 May, the Wall Street Journal reports. An AT&T spokeswoman stressed the similar practices of other carriers, noting that customers were given 30 days notice about the fee and its details are included on every bill. The fee covers "certain expenses, such as interconnection and cell-site rents and maintenance." The new AT&T fee goes on top of a "regulatory cost recovery charge" that averages about 50 cents per line, in order to cover the expense of complying with government

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