Apple Job Posting Reveals 4G LTE Support in Future iPhones

News | Sunday March 28 2010 12:58 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

Incidentally, there are now indications that it could actually become available. Folks at
have dug out a job posting made at the Apple website over a year ago which hints at the possibility of next generation network connectivity coming to the iPhone . In this job posting for a ”
“, Apple has requested for applications from candidates who have an ”
expert knowledge of WCDMA/UMTS, HSPA, HSPA+, LTE etc.
The fact that Apple has exhibited an interest in LTE technology more than a year back makes it pretty likely that a 4G network enabled iPhone could be on the way sometime in the future. However, it needs to be noted that AT&T – Apple 's carrier partner in the US, shall not be equipped with LTE
. Verizon is already building its
that shall be launched by the end of this year.While 4G network connectivity is already available on Sprint in the US, there is however not enough evidence to indicate that next generation iPhone will support Sprint's 4G Wimax wireless network.
Do you think that the fourth generation iPhone , which is expected to arrive this summer will support LTE 4G? Do you see Apple opening up the iPhone to other carriers in the US? Let us know your opinion in the comments.

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