Posted by Eric Slivka on Mar 16, 2012 in MacRumors, Uncategorized | Comments Off
One of the major selling features of the new Verizon iPad Wi-Fi + 4G LTE is its compatibility with GSM networks for international roaming purposes. But what hasn’t been clear is whether users could insert an AT&T micro-SIM card into a Verizon iPad and receive data connectivity. Given that the Verizon iPad supports the same GSM frequency bands for non-LTE networks as the version sold...
Posted by Eric Slivka on Mar 9, 2012 in MacRumors, Uncategorized | Comments Off
In line with its previous announcement, China Telecom today launched the iPhone 4S, becoming the second carrier in the country to officially offer the iPhone for sale. With its 129 million mobile subscribers, China Telecom is a major new addition for Apple and the largest carrier to offer the iPhone on a CDMA network.
M.I.C. gadget has a roundup of the launch events, with China Telecom...
Posted by Eric Slivka on Mar 8, 2012 in MacRumors, Uncategorized | Comments Off
GottaBeMobile reports that Verizon has officially announced that its data plans for the new iPad Wi-Fi + 4G will include mobile hotspot functionality at no additional charge. The feature allows users to share the device’s cellular connection, broadcasting it as Wi-Fi signal that can be used to provide data connectivity for notebook computers and other devices.
What I didn’t see when I...
Posted by Arnold Kim on Mar 7, 2012 in MacRumors, Uncategorized | Comments Off
Apple’s online store has slowed to a crawl with the traffic after the announcement of the 3rd generation iPad. Here are the data plan prices for AT&T and Verizon iPads on the 4G LTE network:
Both AT&T and Verizon’s data plans overlap in the 2GB an 5GB allotments and cost $30/mo and $50/mo respectively. Meanwhile, AT&T offers a lower end 250MB tier at...
Posted by Alex Jordan on Feb 14, 2012 in iPhone News, Uncategorized | Comments Off
Late yesterday the Wall Street Journal reported that the next-generation iPad will come in 4G LTE version for AT&T and Verizon customers. The report also notes that it is unclear as to whether other US carriers (Read: Sprint) will carry the new iPad.
The report goes on to note that the device will fall back to slower network technologies when LTE is not accessible. On the other hand, there...