AT-T waives reward if T-Mobile users jump ship

Date : 04 Ocak  2014 Cumartesi - 05:42, Category : BUSINESS


AT-T waives reward if T-Mobile users jump ship



AT-T waives reward if T-Mobile users jump ship

Heads up The Commerce Department reports factory orders for November on Monday, and economists estimate a healthy gain of 1.7 percent compared with a drop of 0.9 percent in the previous month. New bookings for manufacturers have been led in recent months by durable goods such as vehicles, while growth in orders for nondurable consumer products has been sluggish.

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$450



That's how much AT&T is willing to offer in credits for devices and services for each line that T-Mobile customers switch to Ma Bell. It's an attempt by the company to get a jump on its smaller rival, which may be planning a similar offer, according to analysts at Wells Fargo. The battle for new customers between AT&T and T-Mobile, once merger partners, is intensifying as the cell-phone market becomes more saturated.

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"All I can say is Jeep, Jeep, Jeep."



Michelle Krebs, an analyst at researcher Edmunds.com., on sales of the new Jeep Cherokee model, which helped Chrysler post a 5.7 percent sales gain in December. Cherokee deliveries climbed 48 percent to 15,038 in the third month on the market, helping Chrysler extend a streak of sales increases to 45 months.

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The Commerce Department reports factory orders for November on Monday, and economists estimate a healthy gain of 1.7 percent compared with a drop of 0.9 percent in the previous month. New bookings for manufacturers have been led in recent months by durable goods such as vehicles, while growth in orders for nondurable consumer products has been sluggish.