• Home
  • iPhone
  • News
  • AT&T Sept. 21st to 30th Vacation Blackout Points to New iPhone Release

AT&T Sept. 21st to 30th Vacation Blackout Points to New iPhone Release

AT&T Sept. 21st to 30th Vacation Blackout Points to New iPhone Release

Following an identical report from Verizon, AT&T is reported to have blacked out vacation dates starting September 21, adding fuel to the rumor that says Apple’s next-generation iPhone will be hitting the shelves that day.

AppleInsider:

Citing an unnamed AT&T sales representative, TechCrunch reports the company has blocked employees from taking vacation from Sept. 21 to Sept. 30, the same dates blacked out by Verizon. Apple is expected to launch the sixth-generation iPhone on Sept. 21 following the handset’s announcement on Sept. 12.

The source says AT&T employees are undergoing training for an “iconic release,” they did not give any further details regarding the matter.

Another indicator that the release will occur that day is that Sept. 21 is a Friday, a day Apple traditionally reserves for product releases after a Tuesday announcement the week before. Last year, the iPhone 4S announcement was on Tuesday, October 4, with a the first day of sale on Friday, October 14. Apple is expected to begin taking pre-orders for the new handset the same day it is announced.

The new iPhone is expected to feature a larger 4-inch screen with in-cell technology, uni-body design, and a new 9-pin dock connector.

UPDATE: 9to5Mac is reporting that they have reached out to AT&T about the above story, and an AT&T spokesperson told them this morning that there is NO company-wide vacation blackout in place for the end of September.

AT&T reps at some stores did imply that more people are being put on duty, depending on the staffing levels of particular stores, but that there was no “blackout”.

  1. 163886 350892I truly appreciate this post. Ive been seeking all over for this! Thank goodness I identified it on Bing. Youve produced my day! Thank you once more.. 120995

  2. Darknet says:

    563145 269814What is wonderful respecting is dealing with rather of depending on. 453611

  3. 860325 684042I undoubtedly didnt realize that. Learnt some thing new nowadays! Thanks for that. 38298

  4. 897663 934033i would have to make a lot more christmas cards becuase next month is december already- 243883

  5. Sale Page says:

    424533 16834I discovered your blog internet site on google and examine quite a few of your early posts. Continue to maintain up the superb operate. I basically extra up your RSS feed to my MSN News Reader. In search of forward to reading much more from you later on! 963881

  6. sbobet says:

    780875 216803Hello! I would wish to supply a large thumbs up for your excellent info you can have here about this post. Ill be coming back to your weblog web site for further soon. 64493

  7. sbobet says:

    966871 476780Oh my goodness! an incredible write-up dude. Thanks a ton However We are experiencing concern with ur rss . Dont know why Cannot enroll in it. Can there be any person discovering identical rss dilemma? Anyone who knows kindly respond. Thnkx 387563

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.