With the help of hosted billing provider Cycle30, General Communication, Inc. (GCI) will offer the iPhone (News - Alert) 4S to customers in Alaska beginning Friday, April 20.
The iPhone 4S will be available in Alaska starting at $150 for the 16GB model, $250 for the 32GB model and $350 for the 64GB model with a new two-year contract and data plan. In addition, GCI (News - Alert) will offer iPhone 4 for $50 and iPhone 3GS for free with a new two-year contract and data plan. Cycle30 will be doing all the hosted billing work for GCI's subscribers on the iPhone.
"We have invested over $2 billion to bring the latest communication technology to Alaska. From Ketchikan to Kotzebue and everywhere in between, our customers can now use iPhone on the largest and fastest network in the state,” said GCI president and CEO Ron Duncan.
iPhone 4S is packed with features including Apple's (News - Alert) dual-core A5 chip for blazing fast performance and stunning graphics; an all-new camera with advanced optics; full 1080p HD resolution video recording; and Siri, an intelligent assistant that helps you get things done.
iPhone 4S comes with iOS 5.1, an advanced mobile operating system; and iCloud, a breakthrough set of free cloud services that work with your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC to automatically and wirelessly store your content in iCloud.
GCI's personalized wireless plans allow customers to choose the right plan for their unique needs. GCI provides value and GCI customers with an iPhone will receive free text and picture messaging when they choose a 3,000 MB or higher data plan.
As the largest telecommunications company in Alaska, GCI is a pioneer in bundled services and is the top provider of voice, data, and video services to Alaska consumers with a 70 percent share of the consumer broadband market.
Edited by Rich Steeves