T-Mobile stores start to receive NanoSIM cards for Apple iPhone 5 activation

T-Mobile stores start to receive NanoSIM cards for Apple iPhone 5 activation
T-Mobile is receiving NanoSIM cards for use with the Apple iPhone 5

T-Mobile is receiving NanoSIM cards for use with the Apple iPhone 5

T-Mobile stores are beginning to receive their supply of NanoSIM cards to be used in the activation of the Apple iPhone 5. While more than one million unlocked Apple iPhone models use T-Mobile's pipeline, they can run only on EDGE speed. With the use of the NanoSIM card, any unlocked Verizon or AT&T branded Apple iPhone 5 will work on limited areas of T-Mobile's HSPA+ pipeline. T-Mobile has been refarming its network to allow more of its coverage area to be compatible with the iPhone at 3G/4G data speeds.

The nation's fourth largest carrier has started a "Bring your own iPhone" marketing campaign to promote its unlimited data plan for the Apple iPhone 5. T-Mobile says that unlocked Apple iPhone users can get unlimited everything from T-Mobile for $69 per month, a savings of $50 per month when compared to AT&T's plan, which limits you to 5GB of data at 4G speed. As more refarmed networks get completed, the larger T-Mobile's marketing plan will get,

source: TmoNews

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iPhone 5
  • Display 4.0" 640 x 1136 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Apple A6, Dual-core, 1300 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 1440 mAh(8h 3G talk time)

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5 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Smart move by Tmobile. The iPhone 5 will definitely bolster the subscriber base.

2. PAPINYC

Posts: 2315; Member since: Jul 30, 2011

I'm glad T-Mobile is 'refarming its network'??!

3. Leon101

Posts: 90; Member since: Feb 27, 2012

They probably notice that they lose lots of customers for not having the iphone so really Smart idea

4. bojan

Posts: 188; Member since: Oct 06, 2012

good move Tmobile i think they trying to come back like they was few years ago careing of there customers

5. miladkhahil

Posts: 26; Member since: Dec 08, 2008

Not worth buying an iphone on tmobile slow 2G EDGE Network , they still don't have their reframed AWS or HSPA+ to work with the iphone ...

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