my good friend is currently under contract with AT&T, not with an iPhone, and has been so for about 6 months. he wants to get a new iPhone when they come out, but was informed and read that he falls under the category that isn't upgradable for the advertised iPhone 3g prices. he will have to pay $399 for a 8gb and $499 for a 16 gb. my idea and question is this. what if he contacts AT&T and tells them to put him on an iPhone plan right now, because he bought a V1 iPhone off ebay and wants the plan to go along with it? he now is an iPhone user, and thereforee would he be qualified for the current $199, and $299 iPhone 3g prices? if not does anyone know any other way around this situation? thanks in advance.