Apple iPhone to Work on Super-Fast Broadband World Wide -- WSJ
The Wall Street Journal reports that the new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 5 will work on LTE networks around the world. One of the drawbacks of the current iPhone 4S is that it does not operate on super fast U.S. 4G systems run by carriers like AT&T (NYSE: T) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ
Apple Inc next iPhone will work on the fastest wireless networks around the world—including in the U.S., Europe and Asia—though it is unlikely to be available on every carrier, people familiar with the matter said.
The technical compatibility with so-called LTE networks removes a big competitive danger for Apple and gives carriers a chance to sell their fastest data services to Apple’s huge base of iPhone customers.
Douglas A. McIntyre