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GCI Wireless Device Pricing

CATEGORY I: Smart Phones with Unlimited Data

Nationwide Pooled Service Plan

0-250 nationwide anytime minutes per month pooled plans, with unlimited data, as described in RFP 2015-0200-2960.

Cost includes free hardware refresh every 12 months upon request.
Cost per wireless costomer per month: $35.99


GCI will provide two free models of Smart Phones:

Free iOS Smart Phone: Apple iPhone 6 (16GB)
Free Android Smart Phone: HTC One M9 (32GB)

CATEGORY 2: Basic Phones with No Data

Nationwide Pooled Service Plan

0-250 nationwide anytime minutes per month pooled plans, with no data, as described in
RFP 2015-0200-2960.

Cost includes free hardware refresh every 12 months upon request.
Cost per wireless costomer per month: $4.99


GCI will provide two free models of Basic Phones:

Free Basic Phone: Verykool R27
Free Android Smart Phone: LG450 Flip

CATEGORY 3: Air Cards with Unlimited Data

Nationwide access, with unlimited data, as described in RFP 2015-0200-2960.

Cost includes free hardware refresh every 12 months upon request.
Cost per wireless costomer per month:   $29.99


GCI will provide two free models of Air Cards:

Free Air Card: Novatel MiFi 2
Free Air Card: Netgear 763

IPADS & Tablets

GCI has the capability to activate wireless data service for State of Alaska iPads & tablets. GCI will provide the following devices as “Data Only” plans under the Air Card service plans:

Tablets

  • Samsung TAB 4 – 16 GB with expandable Micro SD: $299
  • Other Models will also be available

iPads

  • Apple iPAD Mini 3 / 16 GB:    $499
  • Apple iPAD Mini 3 / 64 GB:    $599
  • Apple iPAD Air 2 / 16 GB:    $599
  • Apple iPAD Air 2 / 64 GB:    $699
  • Other Models will also be available

Optional / Additional Costs

GCI will provide memory and storage upgrades for the following devices:

  • Apple iPhone 6
  • HTC One M9

Apple iPhone 6
The iPhone 6 does not allow for the upgrade of memory within the device. If additional memory is desired the following costs apply throughout the term of the contract for an upgrade to a higher capacity device:

  • Upgrade to 64 GB:   $100.00
  • Upgrade to 128 GB: $200.00

HTC One M9
The HTC One M9 comes with 32 GB of built in storage and accommodates a Micro SD card for further memory expansion. The following costs apply for these upgrades:

  • Upgrade to 16 GB:   $17.95

(when combined with built in memory results in total of 48 GB)

  • Upgrade to 32 GB:   $28.95

(when combined with built in memory results in total of 64 GB)

  • Upgrade to 64 GB:   $44.99

(when combined with built in memory results in total of 96 GB)


Services Extended to Outlying Areas

GCI will extend the services offered in the contract for wireless device and service plans to all areas they serve throughout the state.


STATE OF ALASKA – RATE PLAN DETAILS


250 Nationwide Pooled Minutes

Every phone on the State of Alaska contract adds 0-250 minutes to a pool that departments pull from. 

Unused minutes carry over to the next month

If there are any unused minutes as the end of the billing period, they will be carried over to the next billing period.  This adds even more minutes to the pool.  These minutes that carry over will not expire until used.

Unlimited Text and Multimedia Messages

Every phone on the State of Alaska contract has unlimited text and multi-media messages.   

Unlimited Incoming Messages

Voicemail service is included with your service.  Information on how to set this service up is found in this guide.

Nationwide Coverage

All State of Alaska phones will have the ability to make and receive calls in all 50 States without incurring additional charges. 

Unlimited Mobile-to-Mobile Calling

All State of Alaska phones have unlimited calling to any wireless phone. 

Unlimited Night & Weekends

All State of Alaska phones enjoy unlimited calling between 9pm and 5:59am Mon – Fri, and all day Sat & Sun

Unlimited Long Distance

You are not charged any additional fees for making domestic long distance calls.