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AT&T to raise mobile insurance rates on October 4

By Shawn Knight
Sep 30, 2011
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  1. AT&T has confirmed that they will be increasing the monthly rate for mobile insurance starting October 4. The company currently charges $4.99 per month plus a non-refundable deductible for replacement…

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  2. compdata

    compdata TechSpot Paladin Posts: 526

    Does anyone here actually pay for the insurance? I guess it depends on how often you kill your phone, but at $8 a month, you will be paying $100 a year, plus the $150-200 deductible if you actually need it. So if you are less then 50% likely to kill your phone in a year you are probably better off skipping this. My other question would be if they track phone killers and refuse to offer them insurance? A Quick search didn't find anyone with this experience, but i am sure it is going on.
     
  3. I have sold several Iphones for $450 each by doing the i lost my phone claim over and over. You can only put in 3 claims every 12 months but at $50 an iphone replacement and to sell them for a $400 profit on craigslist you are insane to not get the insurance.
     
  4. tengeta

    tengeta TS Enthusiast Posts: 612

    This is the reason insurance companies eventually became as corrupt as we know them today.
     

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