Mar 26, 2013

T-Mobile To Start Selling iPhones April 12th

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For those of you who have been wanting to lower your monthly phone bill by switching to T-Mobile, but have been hesitant on doing so because you can't live without your iPhone there is some good news.

T-Mobile has announced that they will begin selling the popular smart phone from Apple starting April 12th.

From Reuters:
T-Mobile USA said on Tuesday it will start selling Apple Inc's iPhone on April 12, making it the last of the big national U.S. operators to sell the popular smartphone. 
The No. 4 U.S. mobile provider, which plans to merge with smaller rival MetroPCS Communications, is launching the iPhone after it eliminated this week device subsidies and two-year service contracts favored by its bigger rivals.

T-Mobile, a unit of Deutsche Telekom AG, hopes its new approach will differentiate it from bigger rivals that already sell the iPhone: Sprint Nextel, AT&T Inc and Verizon Wireless, a venture of Verizon Communications and Vodafone Group Plc. 
The company, which has long struggled with customer defections, hopes to attract cost-conscious consumers through an aggressive marketing campaign that focuses on its lack of service contracts and clearly outlines their monthly cost to own such devices as the iPhone.
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