PTel adds iPhone 3GS 8GB OEM refurbished to its lineup for $149.99, offers new discount code with 25 percent off
PlatinumTel’s entirely new GSM brand that operates on T-Mobile’s network, PTel, has added iPhone 3GS 8GB, OEM refurbished, to its lineup for $149.99. They have also started offering a new discount code with a 25 percent off any phone or SIM and first month of unlimited service.
A new 25% off discount code PTEL25SD is valid until “sometime next week”, according to PTel’s Facebook page. The previous one, SIMWOOT40, with a free SIM card and a first month of service for $20, has ended.
PTel’s iPhone 3GS comes with an 8GB internal storage, a 3.5-inch LCD (320×480) touchscreen and a 3-megapixel camera. For connectivity, it uses Bluetooth, WiFi and GPS and provides access to apps in the Apple App Store. It is available for $149.99 or $112.99 with using a PTEL25SD code.
PTel customers can choose from two unlimited plans and Real PayGo plan. The $40 unlimited plan comes with unlimited talk, messaging, international texting and first 250 MB of fast 4G data per month while $50 unlimited plan offers first 2 GB of fast 4G data. With Real PayGo plan, users pay 5¢/minute, 2¢/text, 2¢/MMS, 10¢/MB and 2¢/international SMS for $10 that provides 60 days of service, $20 for 90 days, $30 for 120 days, $40 for 150 days, $50 for 180 days and $100 for a year.
PTel has started offering its service last month. Since the beginning, they have been offering discounts and promotions for as smooth as possible transition of CDMA customers to GSM before mid-2013, when PlatinumTel’s CDMA service will end completely.
PTel supports BYOD option so customers are able to activate their own T-Mobile or unlocked GSM handsets with PTel’s service. Also, they are offering SIM cards for $4.99 while the same are free for existing PlatinumTel customers that would like to switch to Ptel’s GSM service.