f you want to buy an iPhone 5 and enjoy 4G speeds all around the world, you may have to buy it from Verizon or Sprint. That’s because the LTE chip in AT&T’s version of the iPhone 5 is far more limited than its competitors. Any iPhone 5 will be able to roam internationally by falling back to 3G networks, but Verizon and Sprint iPhones will enjoy 4G LTE speeds throughout much of the globe because they support five LTE bands. According to Apple, the AT&T iPhone 5 will support only two LTE bands. Read the full story at ARS Technica.
Want global LTE roaming on iPhone 5? Don’t buy it from AT&T
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).