“Turns out a software issue is responsible for reports of dramatic drops in data upload speeds in some regions of the country, including New York and Philadelphia,” Paczkowski reports. “AT&T tells me that a software defect in some of Alcatel-Lucent’s equipment has been crippling 3G HSUPA performance in the markets in which it’s been deployed.”
Paczkowski reports, “The good news is Alcatel-Lucent is working on a fix. The bad news is AT&T doesn’t yet have an ETA for its delivery.”
Full article, with AT&T’s official statement, here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Arline M.” and “Andrew W.” for the heads up.]