Adding to earlier reports today, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that Verizon and AT&T will carry the iPad 3 rocking LTE. Also backing up earlier claims, WSJ said Apple would hold its media event to unveil the iPad 3 during the first week of March.
Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. will sell a version of the coming iPad that runs on their newest fourth-generation wireless networks, according to people familiar with the matter, as the battle to cash in on big investments in mobile broadband heats up.
It is not certain if Sprint will carry the LTE version on its upcoming LTE network, according to the publication.
One of its sources is the infamous Captain Obvious:
When LTE isn’t available, the new iPad will default to a slower network technology, one of these people said.
The iPad 3 is rumored to feature Apple’s A6 quad-core processor, Retina display, LTE, upgraded camera, and more, according to multiple sources. iMore reported today that the iPad 3’s announcement will occur specifically on March 7 with a launch shortly after.