Get a 30% discount on your cell service

Get a 30% discount on your cell service!

After many months (year’s maybe) of requesting a concession similar to regular employees we finally have it.  Your TelCo Retirees Association and a number of other similar associations have been requesting this concession each year as we meet with our AT&T contacts.  It is finally here and it didn’t come with great fanfare as you might have expected, but here is how you sign up.

Go to and follow the instructions there.  You will receive a follow up email confirming your discount within a couple of billing cycles.

Congratulations !!!

Monte Baggs


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