Legal Question in Telecomm Law in Massachusetts

cell phone companies

Is it legal for cell phone providers to force you to maintain their service by charging an early termination fee to discontinue service?

Asked on 10/28/06, 2:12 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

A. Olusanjo Omoniyi Omoniyi Law Firm, P. C.

Re: cell phone companies

Yes it is legal. While the purpose of early termination penalties like this one is to discourage subscribers from leaving, the facts are most companies have also given up certain part of their revenue to secure your contract. Thus, early termination charges are intended to compensate the cell companies and prevent churning.

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Answered on 10/28/06, 11:04 am

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