– Google (NASD: GOOG) has reduced the "equipment recovery fee" that customers must
pay if they choose to break a two-year service contract with T-Mobile for its
Nexus One smartphone, the Associated Press reported. The $350 fee for new
T-Mobile customers was reduced to $150, while the $250 fee for existing
T-Mobile subscribers who upgraded to the Nexus One fell to $50. That fee from
Google would be in addition to a separate early termination fee charged by
T-Mobile USA, which is $200 if the contract is broken between days 14 and 120.