AT&T stocks stores with new micro SIM cards that support LTE, possibly for the iPad 3

Posted on Feb 10 2012 - 12:55pm by Mike Wewerka
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att lte micro sim 1 AT&T stocks stores with new micro SIM cards that support LTE, possibly for the iPad 3

This might all be wishful thinking, but, AT&T has just updated its corporate retail stores with a new memo, informing employees that in order to keep up to date, they need to scrap all their old micro SIM cards for a new incoming micro SIM that supports LTE. Currently, only one device on AT&T uses a micro SIM, which is Apple’s iPhone, but Nokia’s upcoming Lumia 900 will also use the new micro SIM LTE cards.

But, and this is a stretch, there is a slight possibility that there is another device that is upcoming, that will also use the micro SIM LTE card and that would be Apple’s iPad 3. With a rumored introduction on March 7th and possibly roll out by March 14th, it would beat the Lumia 900′s (March 15-18) release to the market and could then require the use of the new cards.

This could all just be one big coincidence, as AT&T might just be preparing for future phones, like the Lumia and the eventually iPhone 5/6 that is also rumored to use LTE. But with the new iPad 3 heavily rumored to pack LTE, this is still a possibility.

att lte micro sim 2 AT&T stocks stores with new micro SIM cards that support LTE, possibly for the iPad 3

Source: Phone Arena