Tariff plans and cost of iPhone 3G: officially

Published on October 01, 2008

Tariff plans and cost of iPhone 3G: officially

    Yesterday, VimpelCom and MTS determined the cost of tariff plans for the sale of iPhone 3G. All these plans are created specifically for the iPhone, and without its purchase are not valid. The communicators themselves will be sold without contracts (23 thousand rubles for a model with a memory capacity of 8 GB and 27 thousand rubles for 16 GB), and it will be possible to freely connect to any operator.

    VimpelCom offers three options for the tariff "Apple Fresh": with a monthly fee of 1000 rubles. (100 minutes of calls and 200 SMS included), 1500 rubles. (200 minutes and 400 SMS) and 2000 rubles. (400 minutes and 800 SMS) per month. All tariff plans include 500 Mb of GPRS traffic and unlimited internet access via WiFi.

    When selling iPhone, MTS offers the “i-online” tariff, which includes unlimited mobile Internet for 1490 rubles. per month.

    Official sales of iPhones in Russia will begin on the night of October 2–3, and not only in mobile phone stores, but also at retailers (Eldorado, M. Video, etc.).

    In total, by the beginning of 2009, it is planned to sell about 15 thousand Apple communicators through stores and communication salons of Eldorado, Technosila - 10 thousand, M. Video - 30 thousand, Mira - 5 thousand. iPhone retail chains will be sold without contracts of mobile operators, and the price of smartphones will be the same 23 thousand rubles. for the device 8 GB and 27 thousand rubles. for the device 16 GB. That is, in fact, it will not differ from the cost of an iPhone with a SIM card of a mobile operator.

    via Kommersant , Cnews