As rumored before today’s event, Apple just confirmed live in San Francisco that the new iPad will support 21Mbps HSPA+ and DC-HSDPA at 42Mbps, as well as LTE at 73Mbps. Apple execs gave demos of the device running on both AT&T and Verizon LTE networks and confirmed support for both carriers. Apple also announced international LTE partners, including Canadian carriers Bell, Rogers, and TELUS. There will also be personal hotspot available on support carriers.

“Performance is amazing and you’re going to love using it on these new high-speed networks.”

Get all the details on the new iPad’s Retina display, voice dictation, new camera system, and A5X quad-core graphics processor at 9to5Mac.

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