AT&T Apple iPhone 3G Pricing, iReady, tips: In stores 8am July 11
We have the official AT&T Apple iPhone 3G Pricing plans and much more, before we start let us remind you that the iPhone 3G will be in stores from 8am local time on July 11.
We want to tell you a little about iPhone 3G Pricing, Tips and iReady plus a few other bits, it is all about helping customers who preparing for the new handset. AT&T has officially announced the new iPhone 3G pricing for old and new customers with a few attractive voice and data plans to boot plus how to be “iReady” when iPhone 3G goes on sale. This is all about making it easy as possible when buying the iPhone 3G, why have a headache when things can be simple, president and CEO of AT&T’s wireless unit, Ralph de la Vega said “”We can’t wait to offer iPhone 3G to our customers, and we want to make sure the buying process is as easy as possible,” “Considering all the great new features of iPhone 3G, we think our pricing and monthly plans present a tremendous value for consumers and businesses alike.”
Right lets move on to pricing and eligibility, AT&T is making it easy for customers to prepare for their iPhone 3G purchase by posting “Get iReady” tips and frequently asked questions at www.att.com/iphone. The site also will include a link for customers to check their upgrade eligibility and other wireless account information. The Apple iPhone 3G price for the 8GB model will cost $199 and $299 for the 16GB model, both of these prices will require a two-year contract and are available to the following customers, Customers activating a new line with AT&T, iPhone customers who purchased before July 11 and Current AT&T customers who are eligible, at the time of purchase, for an upgrade discount.
If you are an existing AT&T customer you will need to know that if you are not currently eligible for an upgrade discount but can purchase the iPhone 3G for $399 for the 8GB model or $499 for the 16GB model, and again this is on a two-year contract, there will be in the future from AT&T a no-contract-required option for $599 (8GB) or $699 (16GB).
AT&T has posted the following:
Current customers may also choose to wait until they become eligible for an upgrade discount. Eligibility is generally determined by amount of time remaining on a current contract and payment history. Current AT&T customers who are upgrading to iPhone 3G will pay an $18 upgrade fee and new AT&T customers will pay the standard $36 activation fee.
Voice, Data and Text Messaging Plans
AT&T brings iPhone 3G customers the best coverage on the globe and the largest mobile-to-mobile calling community with unlimited calling to AT&T’s 71.4 million wireless customers. iPhone 3G customers can choose from four individual AT&T Nation plans, which bundle voice and unlimited data (e-mail and Web browsing).
– AT&T NationSM Unlimited: Includes unlimited Anytime Minutes for $129.99 a month.
– AT&T Nation 1350: Includes 1350 Anytime Minutes and unlimited Night & Weekend Minutes for $109.99 a month.
– AT&T Nation 900: Includes 900 Anytime Minutes and unlimited Night & Weekend Minutes for $89.99 a month.
– AT&T Nation 450: Includes 450 Anytime Minutes and 5,000 Night & Weekend Minutes for $69.99 a month.
All AT&T Nation and AT&T FamilyTalkÂ® plans for iPhone 3G include nationwide long distance and roaming, Visual Voicemail, RolloverÂ®, unlimited Mobile to Mobile calling, Call Forwarding, Call Waiting, Three-Way Calling and Caller ID. AT&T will offer FamilyTalk plans, with bundled voice and unlimited data, starting as low as $129.99 a month for two iPhone 3G lines. Up to three additional iPhone lines can be added for $39.99 each. Unlimited text messaging can be added for an additional $20 ($30 for FamilyTalk plans of up to five lines); $15 (1,500 messages), or $5 (200 messages).
iPhone for Business
Business customers interested in iPhone 3G should contact an AT&T business sales representative or review their account information online to determine their eligibility for upgrade pricing. Corporate e-mail and other business applications require the Enterprise Data Plan for iPhone, which is $45 a month and bundled with an eligible voice plan. Small business customers may qualify for AT&T BusinessTalk, the industry’s only shared plan specifically for small businesses. Additional details on iPhone business offerings are available at www.att.com/iphoneforbusiness.
iPhone 2.0 Software
All iPhone customers will benefit from the iPhone 2.0 software, which will be pre-loaded on all iPhone 3Gs and available as a free download for current iPhone customers. The new software will include numerous enhancements, such as business-class e-mail access via Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync; the iPhone Software Development Kit (SDK), which allows a business to easily create applications customized to its needs; and the App Store, which offers a wide-range of applications – from games to business, education to entertainment and productivity to social networking. For example, AT&T has developed YELLOWPAGES.COM Mobile for iPhone, which takes local mobile search to a new level by allowing users to discover businesses and local events based on their popularity among other iPhone users, get directions and access business reviews.
Source — AT&T