Apple iPhone 5 becomes the “most successful iPhone launch ever” for AT&T

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Regardless of your thoughts on the iPhone 5, one thing seems rather clear — it has been selling well. Well, at least in the pre-order stage anyway. We saw the news from Apple and along with that comes word from AT&T. In fact, the carrier has dubbed this the “most successful iPhone launch ever.” But on that note, given we already mentioned the record breaking news from Apple, this AT&T news comes with a bit less in terms of a surprise. Anyway, AT&T did not provide anything in terms of numbers. Instead they stated that the iPhone 5 created a new sales record and has become the fastest selling iPhone they have ever offered. They also took the opportunity to remind everyone that pre-orders are still available and that they will be opening at 8AM local time on September 21 for actual sales.

Via [PR Newswire]

AT&T Sets Sales Record For iPhone 5

Most Successful iPhone Launch Ever

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — AT&T* set a sales record with iPhone 5 over the weekend, making it the fastest-selling iPhone the company has ever offered. Customers ordered more iPhones from AT&T than any previous model both on its first day of preorders and over the weekend.

iPhone 5 is still available for preorder at and will be available in AT&T retail stores beginning at 8 am local time on Friday, September 21.

AT&T offers a number of advantages for iPhone 5 customers.

  • AT&T’s network lets you talk and surf the web at the same time.
  • Largest 4G Network. Customers get blazing-fast speeds on the nation’s largest 4G network, covering 275 million people.
  • Flexible Rate Plans. AT&T doesn’t force customers to switch data plans to get the best device price when they upgrade to a new device and new AT&T customers aren’t forced into a certain plan; they have the flexibility to choose from one of several individual or Mobile Share plans.

More customers choose AT&T for iPhone than any other U.S. carrier.

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