Apple fans in Alaska will be glad to learn that General Communication, Inc. (GCI), the state’s iPhone carrier, has kicked off sales of the iPhone 5 today with an attractive set of prices for all versions of the handset.
GCI is selling the iPhone 5 at $149 for the 16GB model, $249 for the 32GB model and $349 for the 64GB model with a two-year contract and data plan. The contracts are listed above. The carrier also announced that it would be selling the iPhone 4S for $49, while the iPhone 4 will be available for free with a two-year contract and data plan.
iPhone 5 connects 3G and HSPA networks through GCI. The device is physically available in Alaska at GCI stores and online at www.gci.com.
Paul Landes, senior vice president and general manager of consumer services at GCI
, said “We're proud to continue to provide the best mobile experience with iPhone 5 to Alaskans. We have the largest wireless network in the state, connecting Alaskans from Ketchikan to Barrow and Dutch Harbor to Tok.”