Aio Wireless, a no-contract cell service provider owned by AT&T, is launching its service nationwide during September. The service has been in testing mode in 11 cities throughout the U.S., mainly in southern states. It launched on a limited scale in three markets – Tampa, Orlando, and Houston – back in May. Since then service has expanded on a limited basis to the metro Atlanta area and Chicago as well.
Aio Wireless offers a range of devices, including smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S 4 and offers consumers the option to bring their own device. Service plans include unlimited talk and text with data options ranging from 250MB for basic phones for $40 per month to 2GB for smart phones for $55 per month or 7GB of data for smartphones for $70 per month. This includes access to 4G LTE networks. As a special inducement, new customers who activate by September 29, 2013, will get their third month of service free.
Check out the full press release after the break.
Aio Wireless™ Available Soon for All U.S. Customers
Release Date: Aug 29, 2013
Starting mid-September all U.S. customers will be able to purchase first-class, no-contract wireless from Aio onlinePlus, new Aio customers who activate service by Sept. 29, 2013, can get their third month of service free**
Alpharetta, GA – August 29, 2013 – Aio Wireless’ first-class service with no annual contract is scheduled to be available online (www.aiowireless.com) to all U.S. customers starting in mid-September. Aio is currently available to customers in markets in Florida, Texas and the Metro-Atlanta area through over 200 dealer-owned Aio stores and through the Aio website. Also customers in the Chicago area can currently activate Aio service online.
Additionally, new customers who activate service in stores or online by September 29, 2013 will be able to participate in Aio’s special Fall promotion and get their third month of service free (conditions apply**).
“We invite customers across the country to switch to Aio and experience our first class service with no annual contracts,” said Jennifer Van Buskirk, president of Aio Wireless. “We want to make it easy for consumers almost anywhere in the US to get great value in their wireless service, with the network coverage and experience they deserve, and devices they can be proud to own.”
Aio makes wireless easy with a friendly in-store and online experience and three simple plans to choose from. All three plans include unlimited talk, text, and data-with a pre-established amount of high-speed access, including 4G LTE. Plans range from $40 to $70 per month, with taxes and fees included.
Aio customers may choose from a selection of smartphones, tablets, and feature phones from Samsung, Nokia, ZTE, and others. Customers may also bring a device they love to an Aio store for activation on the Aio network or activate online at www.aiowireless.com. Or, they may bring a qualifying wireless phone to an Aio store to trade-in for a credit* towards an upgraded phone or accessory.
For more information visit www.aiowireless.com, www.facebook.com/aiowireless and www.twitter.com/aiowireless.
About Aio Wireless
Aio Wireless (pronounced A-O) was created for today’s value-conscious connected consumers who want it all. We created a new class of service for individuals who expect a first class wireless service at a value price – one with no-annual contract, friendly service, uncomplicated plans and the mobile phones and tablets you love. All of Aio’s phone plans include unlimited talk, text, and data, with taxes and fees included – the price you see is the price you pay. Aio Wireless is a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) Visit www.aiowireless.com to find out more.
Aio’s plan pricing includes applicable state and local taxes, and fees. Each unlimited plan includes a pre-established amount of high-speed-data access, and service is subject to Aio’s Terms and Conditions of Service and Unreasonable Use Policy. Coverage and services are not available everywhere.
*Aio’s Trade-Up Program is available only in Aio stores. Some phones have no Trade-Up Program value. All Trade-Up Program devices are subject to the terms and conditions of Aio’s Trade-Up Program vendor.
**Offer ends 9/29/13. New customers only. One month free per customer. Auto-pay enrollment required for in-store activations. Purchase of two consecutive months of service on a qualifying Rate Plan required. Third month free applies to Aio’s Rate Plans (Basic, Smart and Pro) and does not include features or other services. Customers remain responsible for feature payments during the third month of service. Account must be active and in good standing during the second month of service to qualify. Eligible customers will receive an account credit approximately five days prior to the payment due date for the third month of service. Offer may be discontinued, modified or changed without notice. Not valid with any other offer.