The usual rebate scheme is you get the subsidy a few months after keeping the contract. In my case it was 6 months the last time. You have to send them a bill, for month 7 I think it is, to show them you still have the plan. They're of course hoping you'll lose paperwork or forget about it.<br><br>I'd be surprised if it's taken right off the top at purchase.<br><br>------>#1 - JD's Trivia game<br><br>------>#2 - MM-MCF Trivia game