T-Mobile's Pre-Paid Service Expands to Family Dollar
T-Mobile USA today announced an agreement with Family Dollar 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 $30. T-Mobile is offering a $50/month plan that includes 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. T-Mobile USA announced a similar deal with 7-Eleven earlier this month.
Aug 2, 2011
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.
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