Saturday, December 1, 2012

Apple Doesn't Trust European Carriers' 4G-LTE Networks


Apple is running its own independent tests of European mobile operators' 4G-LTE network performance before green-lighting their sale of LTE-enabled iPhone 5 $699.99 at RadioShack handsets, according to a European tech site.

Telecoms.com reported Friday that Swiss carrier Swisscom recently confirmed the policy, which some in the European telecom industry were "shocked" to discover.



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"Apple only enables 4G access after testing their device on an operator's live network," Swisscom told Telecoms.com after the Swiss carrier fired up its 4G-LTE network this week but wasn't able to make the LTE-enabled iPhone 5 available on it at launch.


Read more about it at: PC Magazine

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