iPhone Launching on Five US Regional Carriers Today

iPhone 4S

As we reported few weeks back, five regional carriers in the U.S. start offering Apple’s iPhone 4S and iPhone 4 on their network today.

The five regional carriers include nTelos Wireless, Alaska Communications, Appalachian Wireless (Kentucky), GCI Wireless (Alaska), CellCom (Wisconsin).

Here are some more details of the carriers that have started offering Apple’s iPhone:

nTelos operates a CDMA network in Virginia, West Virginia, and portions of Maryland, Ohio, Kentucky, and North Carolina and has just over 400,000 subscribers.

Alaska Communications operates a CDMA network with approximately 120,000 customers.

Appalachian Wireless is a small CDMA carrier based in eastern Kentucky with approximately 100,000 customers.

GCI Wireless operates a GSM network based in Alaska with approximately 140,000 customers.

CellCom (USA) is a small CDMA carrier based in Wisconsin. We couldn’t find their subscriber numbers.

Most of these regional carriers are offering Apple’s iPhone for a $50 discount to attract customers from the major carriers, so iPhone 4S will be available starting at $149.99 for the 16GB model, $249.99 for the 32GB model, $349.99 for the 64GB model and iPhone 4 for just $49.99 with a 2-year contract.

You should be able to buy an iPhone 4S or iPhone 4 either from their retail stores or from their websites. Other than Cellcom, other carriers have updated their website to start accepting online orders.