36 More Carriers to Provide LTE Connectivity for iPhone 5 Next Week

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If you love to browse internet at high-speed on your iPhone 5 over 4G network, then you will be happy to know that soon iPhone 5 will receive 4G LTE connectivity all over the world. Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced that 36 more carriers to provide LTE connectivity for iPhone 5 next week. It will allow users to browse internet at high-speed on iPhone 5 worldwide. This is a great news for iPhone 5 users who are unable to browse internet at high speed due to the unavailability of LTE network.

36 More Carriers to Provide LTE Connectivity for iPhone 5 Next Week

Now you must be thinking about the name of the carriers those are going to provide LTE connectivity. No word from Tim Cook regarding the name of the carriers. According to Tim Cook, the new carriers are available in Italy, Philippines, Switzerland, Denmark and the Middle East. If you are from one of the above countries, then you will be able to browse high-speed internet on your iPhone 5 over 4G network from next week. Presently, 24 carriers are providing LTE connectivity for iPhone 5. These carriers are Verizon, AT&T, SingTel, Sprint, Optus, Rogers, SmarTone, Telus, Softbank, CSL, KT, Bell, SK Telecom, M1, KDDI, EE, Telstra, StarHub, Deutsche Telekom and Hutchison. These carriers are available in Korea, Singapore, Australia, Germany, Canada, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, Japan and the United States. Apple had unveiled iPhone 5 on 12th of September, then they had started taking pre-order on September 14th. iPhone 5 features A6 chip, iOS 6, 4-inch display, 1GB RAM, 8 MP iSight camera, 1.2 MP FaceTime camera, Siri and 9-pin dock connector.

iPhone 5 is available in three storage capacities such as 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. If you are from Italy, Philippines, Switzerland, Denmark or from the Middle East, then you can use your iPhone 5 on 4G LTE network of 36 new carriers from the next week. You have to pay $199 to buy 16GB iPhone 5, $299 to buy 32GB iPhone 5 and you have to pay $399 to buy 64GB iPhone 5 with a two-year contract.


Rudra is an engineer and covers everything related to Apple. He keeps Techcular updated with latest Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Jailbreak articles.

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