AT&T to Offer Next-Generation iPhone on Its High-Performance 3G Network
Broadband Speed and New Capabilities Enhance Iconic Mobile Device
$199 Starting Price Significantly Expands Mass Market Appeal
New Corporate E-Mail and Web Applications Move iPhone Further Into Business Market
San Antonio, Texas, June 9, 2008
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) today announced it will be the exclusive U.S. provider of the new iPhone 3G, details of which were outlined earlier today at Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference in San Francisco.
Under the terms of a new agreement with Apple, AT&T remains the exclusive U.S. carrier of the iPhone 3G, which will be available beginning July 11 at a starting price of $199 with a two-year contract. The iPhone 3G boasts several significant enhancements, including:
- 3G broadband wireless connectivity, which gives customers a home broadband-like speed experience when surfing the Internet, sharing files and using media-rich Web applications. * Business-class capabilities, including e-mail, viewed on a large, touch-screen device and designed to meet the needs of companies of all sizes. * The ability for developers, including AT&T, to create customized consumer and business applications using the Apple software developer's kit (SDK).
Customers can get more information on the iPhone 3G at
AT&T expects that the iPhone 3G's attractive pricing and rich set of features including business e-mail and other applications, combined with the broadband speeds of AT&T's 3G network, will spur significant subscriber and revenue growth - particularly in wireless data - and strengthen AT&T's wireless leadership and long-term growth profile.