“Sprint Nextel believes it has a fix for the connection issues facing some of its iPhones,” Roger Cheng reports for CNET.
“The carrier said it has spent the past few weeks rolling out ‘network enhancements’ designed to improve data speeds,” Cheng reports. “Sprint was able to determine where the upgrades were needed through a combination of its own checks and feedback from customers.”
Cheng reports, “The initial complaints of the slow data service put a slight damper on the excitement over Sprint finally getting the iPhone. The device is expected to play a critical role in Sprint’s turnaround, so the company is justifiably sensitive about any perceived hiccups with the phone or service. The company proudly touted the early strong sales during the launch of the iPhone 4S in October, and CEO Dan Hesse has said he expects to sell more than 1 million iPhones in the fourth quarter.”
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[Attribution: SprintFeed. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Mike” for the heads up.]