Now You Can Buy a T-Mobile Phone and a Slurpee at 7-Eleven
T-Mobile USA today announced an agreement with 7-Eleven convenience stores, which will now sell the LG GS170 for T-Mobile's pre-paid service. The GS170 is an entry level flip with dual displays, Bluetooth 2.1, and a VGA camera. It costs $29.99, though it is being offered at half price through the month of August if customers also purchase a $50 airtime card. The $50/month plan offers unlimited talk, text, and Web with no overage charges. The first 100MB of data is available at up to 4G speeds, though speeds will be throttled once users exceed 100MB.
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