AT&T has activated a record 1 million iPhone 4S handsets
posted by Victor H.
Oct 20, 2011, 9:30 AM
The Apple iPhone 4S continues its march to records: today, AT&T reports that it has activated 1 million iPhone 4S devices until now, making the handset the most successful iPhone launch in the carrier’s history.
“It’s no surprise that customers are clamoring for the iPhone 4S and they want it to run on a network that lets them download twice as fast as competitors’,” CEO Ralph de la Vega boasted.
AT&T is the only carrier allowing simultaneous voice and data stateside.
The iPhone 4S however has been a huge success for the other carriers getting it. Sprint for once has also reported record sales of the device on day one. Apple on the other hand said it sold 4 million of the new-gen iPhone in its opening weekend.
DALLAS, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AT&T* today announced it activated more than 1 million iPhone 4S' as of Tuesday, making it the most successful iPhone launch in the company's history. AT&T was the first carrier in the world to launch iPhone in 2007 and is the only U.S. carrier to support iPhone 4S with 4G speeds.
"It's no surprise that customers are clamoring for the iPhone 4S and they want it to run on a network that lets them download twice as fast as competitors'," said Ralph de la Vega, President and CEO, AT&T Mobility & Consumer Markets.
AT&T's speed advantage, and the unique ability to talk and surf at the same time, has been roundly praised by industry pundits.
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