Verizon Wireless will be offering the Apple iPad starting tomorrow, October 28th, at more than 2,000 of its stores nationwide. As reported earlier, three bundles will be offered. Each will be a Wi-Fi model, which will be accompanied by a Verizon MiFi™ 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot. The suggested retail prices are:
- $629.99 for iPad Wi-Fi 16 GB + MiFi
- $729.99 for iPad Wi-Fi 32 GB + MiFi
- $829.99 for iPad Wi-Fi 64 GB + MiFi
VZW will offer the MiFi package on a monthly access plan starting at 1 GB of data for $20. However, for those who do not want the 3G Mobile Hotspot from Verizon, the iPad Wi-Fi model will be sold as is.
So, if you’re picking up one of these devices, be sure to come back and let us know what you think about it! Check out the full press release below.[spoiler]Apple iPad Available Tomorrow From Verizon Wireless
iPad With 3G MiFi Mobile Hotspot in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores Starting Tomorrow
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 27
BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Beginning Thursday, Verizon Wireless customers can purchase the Apple® iPad™ at any of the more than 2,000 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide.
Verizon Wireless will offer three bundles, all featuring an iPad Wi-Fi model and a Verizon MiFi™ 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot, for a suggested retail price of $629.99 for iPad Wi-Fi 16 GB + MiFi, $729.99 for iPad Wi-Fi 32 GB + MiFi, and $829.99 for iPad Wi-Fi 64 GB + MiFi. Verizon Wireless is offering a monthly access plan to customers who purchase an iPad with a MiFi beginning at 1 GB of data for just $20 monthly access. In addition, Verizon Wireless will also offer all three iPad Wi-Fi models on a stand-alone basis.
iPad customers can use the Verizon MiFi 2200 Intelligent Mobile Hotspot and Verizon Wireless’ 3G network to browse the Web, read and send e-mail, enjoy and share photos, watch HD videos, listen to music, play games, read e-books, and much more, all using iPad’s revolutionary Multi-Touch™ user interface on the go, wherever they are in Verizon Wireless’ nationwide 3G coverage area.
The MiFi 2200 is small enough to fit in a pocket and allows customers to create a personal Wi-Fi cloud capable of sharing the high-speed Internet connectivity of the Verizon Wireless 3G Mobile Broadband network with up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices.
About Verizon Wireless’ 3G Network
Verizon Wireless has the largest and most reliable 3G network coverage area in the United States. Verizon Wireless’ “most reliable wireless network” claim is based on network studies performed by test men and test women. These engineers conduct more than 19 million data tests annually on the Verizon Wireless network and other national wireless carriers’ networks while traveling more than 1 million miles across the nation. Learn more at http://aboutus.vzw.com/bestnetwork/overview.html.
Since it was formed, Verizon Wireless has invested more than $60 billion – $5.7 billion on average every year – to increase the coverage and capacity of its national network and to add new services.
For additional information on Apple’s iPad together with Verizon Wireless’ MiFi 2200, visit www.verizonwireless.com/iPad, go to a Verizon Wireless Communications Store or call 1-800-2 JOIN IN.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation’s most reliable and largest wireless voice and 3G data network, serving more than 93 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with more than 79,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
SOURCE Verizon Wireless
CONTACT: Brenda Boyd Raney, Verizon Wireless, +1-908-559-7518, Brenda.Raney@verizonwireless.com, or Tom Pica, Verizon Wireless, +1-908-559-7516, Thomas.Pica@verizonwireless.com
Web Site: http://www.verizonwireless.com [/spoiler]