There's quite a bit of tension between AT&T and T-Mobile. America's two largest GSM carriers have gone after each other in ads, on Twitter, and in court. Now AT&T is willing to
bribe pay customers who switch to the carrier from T-Mobile up to $450 in credit per line.
Starting today, customers who take advantage of this limited-time offer can receive a promotional card worth up to $250 by trading in a smartphone. You can then get an additional $200 for transferring service, which should arrive by your third wireless bill. This deal applies regardless of whether you buy a new device or activate one you already own.
Depending on which T-Mobile plan you have, this deal won't necessarily save you any money in the long run. But if you were thinking of switching to AT&T anyway, now might be the best time to do so.
And if you were considering switching from a different carrier? Sorry. AT&T still wants your money, they're just not willing to pay you for it.
AT&T Offers T-Mobile Customers up to $450 Per Line to Switch
Customers Ring in New Year with a Superior Network Experience and a Brand New Smartphone
Dallas, Texas, January 03, 2014
In addition to a larger and more reliable 4G LTE network, T-Mobile customers who switch to AT&T will benefit from a superior smartphone line-up and award-winning customer service. With AT&T, customers can take advantage of AT&T’s new Mobile Share Value plans, which offer data and unlimited talk and text starting as low as $45 per month with no annual contract.** AT&T NextSM offers customers the chance to upgrade to a new smartphone every year for $0 down.
Beginning Jan. 3, under the limited-time offer, T-Mobile customers who switch to AT&T can trade-in their current smartphone for a promotion card of up to $250, which can be used toward AT&T products and services. Trade-in values will vary based on make, model and age of the smartphone, but many of the latest and most popular smartphones will qualify for a value of $250. T-Mobile customers can receive an additional $200 credit per line when they transfer their wireless service to AT&T and choose an AT&T NextSM plan, buy a device at full retail price or activate a device they currently own.1
Only AT&T offers the nation’s most reliable 4G LTE network, covering more than 270 million Americans.2 J.D. Power awarded AT&T the “Highest Ranked Customer Service Performance Among Full-Service Wireless Providers” and “Highest Satisfaction with the Purchase Experience among Full Service Wireless Providers” in their 2013, Volume 2 studies.
T-Mobile customers can learn more by visiting www.att.com/switchfromtmo or an AT&T retail store.