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Moving from the old tab to the new tab with a negative balance


Say I have -$100 left on my old tab... if I upgrade to a new phone (say, Nexus 5), and keep my old plan ($30/month), but upgrade to the new Tab Medium - I will pay $35/month, correct? But my question is, my tab still be out in 2 years max? I'd have a HUGE tab then, with the Tab Medium added to my old -$100 balance. Would it automatically be gone in 2 years as per the new rules, or will I still have to ride out the old -$100 tab? Sorry if this has been asked before! I'm new to the forums and I did try searching it and couldn't find it. Thanks

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You would need to pay off your old tab before you can upgrade You can keep your plan since it's 30$ there would be a 5$ tab charge monthly if you want tab medium Your tab would be cleared in two years even if it was still in the negative
So to clarify, I will first pay off the $100, then I can upgrade to a tab medium, which will be cleared in 2 years? So I can't just add the tab medium to my -$100 and have that large sum be cleared in 2 years, eh. I guess that would have been too good to be true 😛
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Crystal To wrote:

So to clarify, I will first pay off the $100, then I can upgrade to a tab medium, which will be c...

That's right. It used to work like the way you mentioned but because of the CRTC ruling, the requirement is now the tab has to be paid out before a new phone can be purchased.
thank you!! 🙂

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