I was reading a recent SPOT review and the following caught my eye:
For example, you have to pay Microsoft a monthly fee for the wireless service, either $10 a month or $60 a year up front, plus a $60 activation fee. Yes, you read that right: you've lived to see the day when people pay a monthly fee for their watches.
(Emphasis mine) Here’s the link to the article:
I've seen this reported twice. I didn't see anything about an activation fee when I signed up so I checked internally. Here's the information I got:
I thought this would be helpful for anyone considering a SPOT device, but who might be put off by the reported pricing. I'm told that we're working with the press to correct this error.
There are two service options:
$9.95 per month with the first month free OR
$59 per year
Neither has any additional activation fee.