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T-Mobile Partners with Walmart to Offer No-contract 4G Plans
      #41429 - 10/03/11 03:03 PM

T-Mobile and Walmart have partnered again to offer customers one of the most affordable no-annual contract 4G plans in the industry. On October 16, T-Mobile's exclusive $30 no annual contract plan will be available in more than 2,000 Walmart stores across the country and online at

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The new flexible and affordable plan will provide Walmart customers with access to T-Mobile's fast HSPA+ network. In a survey of Walmart customers, approximately 60 percent cited that having a high-speed data network was a key factor in the purchase of a wireless service plan. With this new offering, available for $30 per month and no annual contract, customers can enjoy unlimited Web, with the first 5 GB at up to 4G speeds; unlimited text; and 100 minutes of talk, with 10 cents per minute after the first 100 minutes.

In further expansion of this offer, Walmart is increasing its line-up of affordable T-Mobile phones to six, including the addition of Walmart?s first 4G prepaid handset. Here is more info on each of the 5 devices that will be available this month. T-Mobile will announce a sixth device for Walmart ? their first 4G prepaid handset ? in the near future.

? The LG GS170 offers an intuitive user interface with one-touch speakerphone, large visible keys and a high-resolution color display. Additionally, the LG GS170 features a VGA camera, MP3 ringtone capability, Bluetooth 2.1, text/picture messaging capability and e-mail support packaged in a sleek, pocket-size design. The LG GS170 is currently available in Walmart stores.

? The T-Mobile exclusive Nokia X2 features a built-in communities application and full web access, offering customers a unified view of their favorite social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter and delivering alerts directly to the device?s home screen. The Nokia X2 also offers a full QWERTY keyboard design for quick access to personal e-mail, text messaging, instant messaging and web2go. The Nokia X2 smartphone is currently available in Walmart stores.

? The Nokia 1616 is an affordable, easy-to-use, and reliable mobile phone that?ll keep you connected to your friends and family. The No Annual Contract device offers speakerphone, text messaging capability, games, calendar functions and FM radio.

? The T-Mobile Sparq, a new addition to the prepaid lineup, is an easy to use messaging device that allows connected socializers and sharing optimizers constant and easy connections with all their social circles throughout their busy day at an affordable price. The T-Mobile Sparq is expected to be available at Walmart beginning Oct. 17.

? Available exclusively from T-Mobile, the Samsung Dart T499 is an affordable Android-powered handset that offers essential smartphone features in a simple, stylish form-factor. Featuring a 3.14-inch touch screen display with a virtual QWERTY keyboard and Swype for easy text input, the Samsung Dart enables spontaneous connectivity with an enhanced Web browsing experience, support for personal and corporate e-mail, and access to popular social networking sites. The Dart also features a 3-megapixel camera with digital zoom, video recorder, voice dialing, speakerphone, as well as GPS capabilities with turn-by-turn navigation with Google Maps.


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