PhoneScoop Stories September 13, 2012

Sprint confirms no wideband audio support for iPhone 5

While Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller notably left out U.S. carriers when talking about the iPhone 5’s enhanced wideband audio at Apple’s event yesterday, we get clarification today from at least Sprint that the feature will not be supported. PhoneScoop reported┬áthat Sprint’s “HD Voice” service works on CDMA x1 technology, while the iPhone 5 and many other carriers around the world use WCDMA networks for the feature. Apple said the wideband audio feature would be available through 20 carriers at launch, but it only mentioned Deutsche Telekom and Orange.

(via TheVerge)

PhoneScoop Stories February 12, 2012

Strangely, even though they are now carrying Apple’s iPhone, not much else of Apple’s simple marketing ethos has rubbed off on the carriers.

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