BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless and Apple today announced an exclusive opportunity for Verizon Wireless’ 94 million customers to pre-order an iPhone 4 online beginning at 3 a.m. EST on Feb. 3. In an unprecedented move, Verizon Wireless has set aside a limited quantity of iPhone 4 smartphones solely for existing customers. Orders will be shipped to arrive on or before Feb. 10.
“We appreciate our many customers who told us that iPhone 4 should be on the nation’s most reliable network,” said Dan Mead, chief executive officer for Verizon Wireless. “We heard them and we agreed, which is why we are letting them be among the first to own an iPhone 4 on the Verizon Wireless network. We thought it fitting to say thank you to our customers by giving them the phone they want, a week before the general population.”
Pricing and Availability
iPhone 4 on the Verizon Wireless network is priced at $199.99 for the 16 GB iPhone 4 or $299.99 for the 32 GB iPhone 4 with a new two-year customer agreement. Beginning at 3 a.m. EST on Thursday, customers can go to www.verizonwireless.com/iphone to order their iPhone 4.
To enjoy all the features of their new iPhone 4 smartphone, customers can subscribe to a Nationwide Talk plan (beginning at $39.99 for 450 minutes) or a Nationwide Talk and Text plan (beginning at $59.99 and includes unlimited text, picture and video messaging) as well as an unlimited Email and Web data plan, available for $29.99 per month. The iPhone 4 also gives customers a unique 3G Mobile Hotspot feature that can power up to 5 devices over Wi-Fi. The 3G Mobile Hotspot plan is $20 per month for 2 GB.
iPhone 4 will be available to the general population on Feb. 10. For more information about the iPhone 4 on the nation’s most reliable network, visit www.verizonwireless.com/iphone.
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