O2 today announces that from April 3rd it will introduce a new 24 month tariff option for iPhone customers looking for added value in return for added commitment. Customers who sign up to the 24 month tariff can get the 8GB iPhone 3G for free at £34.26 per month and the 16GB iPhone 3G for free at £44.05 per month.

Customers who take out a 24 month contract will continue to receive all the benefits of an iPhone tariff, including visual voicemail, unlimited UK data and unlimited access to over 9,500 public Wi-Fi hotspots (provided by The Cloud and BT Openzone)*.

The 24 month iPhone 3G contract is only available at the £34.26 and £44.05 tariff points (see attached chart). The 18 month iPhone 3G tariffs remain unchanged. Visit www.o2.co.uk/iphone for full details of the 18 month tariff options.

“The iPhone has been hugely popular with over one million units sold in the UK,” said Peter Rampling, Marketing Director at Telefónica O2 UK. “This new 24 month tariff option will meet the demand of customers who are looking for added value in exchange for committing to a longer contract.”

The 24 month iPhone 3G tariff will be available through O2, Apple and Carphone Warehouse sales channels from 3rd April.

iPhone 3G combines three products in one – a revolutionary phone, widescreen iPod and breakthrough internet device, to create an incredible mobile experience. With fast 3G networking, GPS mapping and support for enterprise features including Microsoft Exchange, iPhone 3G puts even more features at your fingertips. The groundbreaking App Store provides access to tens of thousands of applications from games to social networking to financial planning and health management, generating more than 800 million downloads to date. iPhone 3G is now available in 80 countries around the world.

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