- Jan 17, 2010
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Looks like AT&T is in this for the fight of their lives. Clearly they want to show Apple that they can be an exclusive iPhone/iPad network and still keep the network fast enough for these bandwidth intensive devices. Will they succeed? We might find out in June, when the iPhone exclusive contract runs out.
The WSJ did an article on it here: AT&T Girds for iPhone Competition - WSJ.com
WSJ said:With a new version of the iPhone in the works, the clock is ticking for AT&T Inc. to get its much-criticized network ready for the looming battle.
The carrier has taken a beating from consumers who have complained about poor coverage in major cities including New York and San Francisco. Now, AT&T is racing to reduce its dropped calls and speed up Web-surfing before Apple Inc. releases a new version of the iPhone that could run on Verizon Wireless's network.
In mid-December, AT&T executives set up a 100-day plan to dramatically improve the company's network in densely-populated cities, according to ...