The iPhone will be “there for you” starting Thursday night at midnight at the Alaska Communications store in Kenai. “Our customers have wanted it for a long time so come April 20th at midnight we’ll be offering the iPhone to our loyal faithful customers,” said Alaska Communications Retail Sale Lead Deborah Beaudry told the Dispatch in an interview. “iPhone 4S is the most amazing iPhone yet, packed with incredible features including Apple’s dual-core A5 chip for blazing fast performance and stunning graphics; an all-new camera with advanced optics; full 1080p HD resolution video recording; and Siri, an intelligent assistant that helps you get things done just by asking. iPhone 4S comes with iOS 5.1, the world’s most advanced mobile operating system; and iCloud, a breakthrough set of free cloud services that work with your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC to automatically and wirelessly store your content in iCloud and push it to all your devices. The iPhone is absolutely the smartest smart phone yet, you can talk to it and it’ll listen and obey and now you have the opportunity to have the smartest phone on the smartest and most reliable network,” she added.
In a news release Anand Vadapalli, Alaska Communications president and CEO said, “We are delighted to offer Alaskans the best iPhone yet on Alaska’s smartest network. As the Smartphone experts, Alaska Communications has a range of plans to meet the needs of all Alaskans, at home and at work.” The Android is still alive and well according to Deb Beaudry, “We will continue to sell it as well and will offer opportunities for those wishing to upgrade to an iPhone so just keep an eye out for those specials. We still love the Android and will coming out with new and exciting devices,” said Deb. iPhone 4S will be available for $150 for the 16GB, $250 for the 32GB models and $350 for the 64GB model in 14 retail stores and online at www.alaskacommunications.com. Alaska Communications will also offer iPhone 4 for $50.
For those not interested in lining up at midnight in Kenai the Soldotna store will be open regular business hours Friday and Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm and the Kenai store is even open Sundays.