Activation Fee

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Activation Fee

A one-time fee a company charges upon the creation of a new account. For example, a cellular phone company or an Internet service provider may assess an activation fee in addition to the first month's bill. The activation fee is intended to compensate the company for the expenses associated with setting up the account.
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The activation fees are BYR 149,900 and BYR 249,900 respectively.
Monthly service fees, activation fees and fees for calling customer service have declined over the past year.
The offer allows for business customers to avail a 30-day trial with zero activation fees and no monthly charges, while purchasing either the Business Advantage 100 Plan or the Business 150 Plan, said a statement.
There are no additional shipping and handling or activation fees, the company claims.
With Mobile America, there are no contracts, deposits, credit checks, monthly fees or activation fees.
Boost Mobile, a division of Sprint (NYSE: S) that offers durable wireless phones and flexible service plans with no contracts, credit checks or activation fees, today announced that calling and texting to Puerto Rico and U.
Home Security companies who managed to keep activation fees at a minimum, or who incorporated them affordably into the monthly payment plan scored higher than those who didn't.
TELUS is the first of the established brands to eliminate activation fees as part of the company s ongoing efforts to make the customer experience clear, simple and easy.
A Start-Up package is also available for GBP37 per month which reportedly contains all hardware, installation and activation fees.
There is no incremental per-minute charge or port capacity activation fees, and no truck rolls are required to activate these services for new sites.
A taxpayer contested that the activation fees it charged to its customers only occurred when the customer purchased a phone from the taxpayer or from a separate retail store and not when the customer used its own phone to obtain cellular phone service from the taxpayer.
Einstein Wireless Removes Fine Print with No Contracts, No Credit Checks, No Deposits, No Activation Fees and No Termination Fees