Best Buy and Sprint are offering a Compaq Netbook for $0.99, says jkOnTheRun. The netbook has an embedded broadband capability. The same netbook costs $199.99 with Verizon and $399.99 with no telecom contract.
Sounds too good to be true? It is!
The 99-cent offer comes with a two-year contract wth Sprint at $60 per month. So the customer pays $1,440 over two years and Sprint makes a neat net gain of around $1,050 off the deal.
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