“AT&T today provided consumers with pricing plans and tips for purchasing the 3G iPhone on July 11 (buying will begin at 8 a.m. CST). Of course, most of the pricing information has already been revealed, but AT&T is making sure customers know the specifics. Here are the details:
* For those who will sign a two-year contract, the 3G iPhone will be available for $199 for the 8GB model and $299 for the 16GB version. This includes prepaid customers willing to switch to postpaid, new AT&T customers and current AT&T customers that are eligible for an upgrade.
* Existing AT&T customers not eligible for an upgrade can purchase a 3G iPhone for $399 (8GB) or $499 (16GB). Both require a new two-year contract. Existing customers who upgrade will have to pay an $18 upgrade fee, new customers will pay the standard $36 activation fee.
There are four AT&T Nation plans available to iPhone customers with prices that range from $69.99 per month up to $129.99 per month and all bundle voice and unlimited data which includes email and Web browsing. Unlimited text messaging can be added for $20 per month.”