T-Mobile has announced that it is launching its its LTE network and will start selling the Apple iPhone 5 in April. T-Mobile said it will offer the iPhone starting on April 12 for a $99.99 down payment with 24 monthly payments of $20 after that. T-Mobile also said that will no longer offer annual contracts to users and instead charge users on a month-to-month basis. This new plan will be called “The T-Mobile Simple Choice Plan” and will start at $50 for one line with 500 MB of data. For another $10 more a month, users can get an additional 2 GB of data per line. T-Mobile will charge $20 a month (in addition) for those who want unlimited data.
The new high-speed network will support the Samsung Galaxy S 4, the Samsung Galaxy Note II, the iPhone 5 as well as the HTC One and BlackBerry Z10.
The company said Blackberry’s new touchscreen Z10 smartphone goes on sale today and will cost $99.99 up front with 24 monthly payments of $18.