Ntelos Holdings, a small Virginia-based cellphone company, will begin selling the iPhone 4S at $149.99, undercutting AT&T, Verizon and Sprint by $49. The older iPhone 4 will be available for $49.99
A two-year contract with Ntelos is required, and monthly service fees run $80 to $100. Ntelos is the fifth U.S. wireless carrier to sell the iPhone and has about 421,000 subscribers.
Customers can pre-register to buy at online, and Ntelos stores will begin selling Apple’s smartphone beginning April 20.