AT&T emailed customers Monday night and posted a notice on its website about the upcoming release of 4G data service — no dates have been announced, however.
“The nation’s fastest mobile broadband network is getting faster with 4G,” the company said in a statement. “Stronger connections. Faster access to your favorite content. The AT&T mobile broadband experience is evolving. 4G is coming soon to several areas around the country and will provide innovative solutions to deliver a smoother, more consistent mobile broadband experience.”
The company says that HSPA+ is available now and faster LTE service, which Verizon already has, is “coming soon.”
AT&T also announced three launch phones, the HTC Inspire 4G, a beautiful looking Android phone; the Motorola ATRIX 4G, complete with a dual-core processor; the Samsung Infuse 4G and its massive 4.5-inch screen; and the AT&T USBConnect Shockwave meant to connect your laptop to the 4G network.
On the AT&T website, the company also touts its “talk and surf” multitasking capabilities, which Verizon lacks.
No details were released on any iPhone 4G model.