Friday's T-Mobile USA sales were 'gangbusters'

Friday's T-Mobile USA sales were 'gangbusters'
T-Mobile USA was very satisfied with the first day sales of the iPhone.

After years of not offering the Apple flagship, the company recently announced it would sell the device, at a price cheaper than rival carriers.



"Today (Friday) has been gangbusters for T-Mobile," said Chief Marketing Officer Mike Sievert. "We experienced lines out the door this morning at nearly all of our almost 3,000 stores nationwide."

Of course, the lines mostly dissipated by later in the day, but it's not often that T-Mobile sees lines.

Thanks to the company's new "Uncarrier" plans, the iPhone 5 will sell with two options. You can purchase the device at full price at time of purchase, or purchase it for $99 upfront and pay out $20 a month for 24 months, for a total of $579 over two years. If you want an iPhone 4 or 4S, the installment plan cost is just $15 or $70 down with a $15 or $20 monthly charge, respectively.

If you trade in an iPhone 4 or 4S (from any carrier), the iPhone 5 will be free upfront, with the first 6 months of financing free, as well.

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 14 Apr 2013 10:14
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Apple iPhone Sales T-Mobile USA
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  • 7 comments
  • megadunderhead

    then after that the iphone 5 will cost you 20.00 per month on top of the 100.00 + service contract no thank you

    14.4.2013 10:57 #1

  • DDR4life

    Originally posted by megadunderhead: then after that the iphone 5 will cost you 20.00 per month on top of the 100.00 + service contract no thank you As opposed to at&t, Verizon, and Sprint who sell you the phone but provide the service for free? Is that what your getting at?

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    Some Syntax Socialist I turned out to be. Didn't catch that error until just now. Lol

    14.4.2013 17:23 #2

  • DVDBack23

    Originally posted by megadunderhead: then after that the iphone 5 will cost you 20.00 per month on top of the 100.00 + service contract no thank you Not sure why you hate on T-Mobile on every thread...but you get UNLIMITED EVERYTHING for $70 per month + the iPhone for cheaper than other carriers.

    14.4.2013 18:37 #3

  • molsen

    Seems like a decent deal. They are doing what Sprint did a couple of years ago and trying to get some customers on price. For me to like them I have to see if anyone has a phone that can get reception where I work. As of right now VZ and AT&T are only ones.

    15.4.2013 06:12 #4

  • bdaleypsu

    Originally posted by megadunderhead: then after that the iphone 5 will cost you 20.00 per month on top of the 100.00 + service contract no thank you T-Mobile no longer has service contracts, and you can get unlimited voice, text and full-speed data for $70/month plus tax. That's the most expensive plan T-Mobile now has. You can get plans starting at $50/month if you don't need much full-speed data.

    Maybe you should pay attention.

    19.4.2013 14:41 #5

  • bdaleypsu

    Originally posted by DVDBack23: Originally posted by megadunderhead: then after that the iphone 5 will cost you 20.00 per month on top of the 100.00 + service contract no thank you Not sure why you hate on T-Mobile on every thread...but you get UNLIMITED EVERYTHING for $70 per month + the iPhone for cheaper than other carriers. He hates on them because he is an a-hole.

    19.4.2013 14:42 #6

  • bdaleypsu

    Originally posted by DDR4life: Originally posted by megadunderhead: then after that the iphone 5 will cost you 20.00 per month on top of the 100.00 + service contract no thank you As opposed to at&t, Verizon, and Sprint who sell you the phone but provide the service for free? It that what your getting at? He's an idiot.

    19.4.2013 14:42 #7

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