tmobileiphonepreordertmobileIf you’re a T-Mobile customer and have been licking your chops since the carrier announced it would be getting the iPhone, today is a good day.

You’re now able to pre-order the iPhone 5 in either black or white and at 16GB, 32GB or 64GB of storage space. It comes with T-Mobile’s unique new payment plan: $99.99 down and $20/month for two years (or a total of $580).

Orders will begin shipping April 11. T-Mobile’s base rate for the iPhone 5 will be $50/month for 500MB of data, with 2GB running $60/month, or unlimited data for $70/month.

In other related news, Reuters reports that T-Mobile’s parent company, Deutsche Telekom, is weighing new deal terms in its bid for MetroPCS. The T-Mobile bid, which is going to a shareholder vote next week, has been scrutinized in recent weeks by shareholder advisory services and large stakeholders of MetroPCS as not valuing the company properly.

Last week, T-Mobile unveiled a bold plan to shake up the wireless industry. Calling it an “un-carrier” move, T-Mobile announced a plan to get rid of annual contracts and simplify how customers pay for service.

Previously on GeekWire: Report: Visual voicemail and LTE coming to unlocked iPhones on T-Mobile this week 

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  • guest

    Unlimited data…up to 5GB, unless you pay for the premium package where you get unlimited unlimited data. Marketing smoke and mirrors.

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