Posts tagged “AT&T”
In a letter posted at its web site, Apple says reception problems reported by some of the new iPhone customers is due to a formula for calculating signal strength. There’s not an antenna problem, Apple writes.
In the U.S., a reception issue will be piled on top of existing iPhone service complaints. AT&T Inc. is the only carrier in the U.S. with the iPhone, and its wireless network hasn't been able to keep up with growing demand for the gadget. In big cities especially, iPhone users complain of frequent dropped calls.
Even Apple apparently was surprised by the number of people who wanted to snap up the fourth version of the iPhone. More than 600,000 had rushed to pre-order iPhones on the first day they were available, prompting Apple and its exclusive wireless partner in the U.S., AT&T Inc., to stop taking orders for pickup or shipment by Thursday's launch.
Limited supply of the phones will go on sale today at Apple stores in U.S. "I like the design. It's sleek — I think it's cool!" an early buyer says.
Apple, meanwhile, says a “limited number” of the iPhone 4s will be available in its retail stores on Thursday. AT&T says it is focusing on customers who pre-ordered the smartphones.
Analyst increases sales projection by 1 million phones. The launch of the iPhone 4 looks set to cause long lines at stores next week, because Apple and AT&T have stopped taking "pre-orders" for the device.
FCC commissioner’s plan for so-called “net neutrality” plan faces stiff resistance from the broadband providers themselves, such as AT&T and Verizon. But several big Internet companies favor changes. FCC offers live webcast coverage of event.
As wireless subscribers explode in number, usage from voice to data climbs ever higher, speed improves and competition drives better service, true mobile broadband is becoming a reality.
If you're a current AT&T subscriber, the company applies a secret formula to determine if you're eligible for the new-subscriber price. If you're not, you'll pay $399 for the cheaper phone or $499 for the one with more storage
Apple’s CEO asked bloggers and other people in the room to turn off their wireless connections and put their computers on the floor. "I think bloggers have a right to blog, but if we want to see the demos we're going to have to do it," he said.