Despite network problems preventing many people from activating their AT&T iPhone 4S, the carrier has already hit an all-time record high for activations and is likely to double their previous single-day activation record.
The report follows one from Sprint earlier today reporting all-time record sales. It’s somewhat amazing that AT&T’s activation system can function at all with that kind of a massive traffic surge. AT&T has issued the following statement:
As of 4:30 pm ET today, AT&T had already activated a record number of iPhones on our network – and is on-track to double our previous record for activations on a single day,. These record volumes may produce slower activations for some customers, though our systems continue to run at record levels.