Printed from http://www.electronista.com

AT&T source calls for late-September iPhone launch

updated 01:04 pm EDT, Mon August 13, 2012

Carrier locking in worker schedules through mid-October

AT&T is planning to launch a new iPhone during the third or fourth week of September, claims a source with the US carrier. The person remarks that the company is maintaining an all-hands-on-deck schedule for its workers during that time period, one that will extend all the way into mid-October. A second source adds that a large training event for regional workers has in fact been rescheduled from the first week of October as a result of a conflict with a "huge announcement."

The information could support widespread reports that Apple is planning a September 12th press event. With recent product launches, Apple has taken to releasing a product within a week or two after an announcement. The need to keep a full work crew in place at AT&T is presumably linked to demand, since during iPhone launches the carrier not only has to deal with online and retail orders but a flood of activation and troubleshooting requests.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

IDrive cloud backup and sync service

There are a lot of cloud services out there, and nearly all of them can be used for backing up key files and folders. A few dedicated ...

Asus Chromebook C300

When Chromebooks hit the market back in 2011, consumers didn't know what to do with them. The low-cost laptops, powered by Google's Ch ...

Plantronics BackBeat Pro Bluetooth headphones

Looking for a pair of headphones that can do everything a user requires is a task that can take some study. Trying to decide on in-ear ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News