BGR reports that AT&T has issued a blackout on retail store worker vacations for the first two weeks of October, it sounds as if in anticipation of the launch of the iPhone 4S and/or iPhone 5.
With reviews circling that Apple’s subsequent iPhone is because of launch on October 14th, BGR has obtained new knowledge from a relied on AT&T source that appears to verify a mid-October launch. AT&T has started to block all worker trip requests for the primary two weeks of October to be able to have “all arms on deck.” Our source clarified that the dates are the primary two works weeks starting on Monday, October 3rd and ending on Friday, October 14th.
The supply notes that previous blackouts have from time to time been prolonged after their preliminary announcements, suggesting that AT&T might push the blackout into the next week to handle heavy traffic within the days after a potential October 14th debut.
Apple has reportedly blacked out holidays for its retail workers for October ninth thru 12th and 14th thru fifteenth. sprint, which is anticipated to start providing the iPhone for the first time, has additionally blacked out vacations for the first two weeks of October.
BGR‘s AT&T source also signifies that the carrier has brought six new placeholder listings for “new merchandise” in its internal database. the new listings are not namely linked to Apple, however handsets from different producers usually seem below their exact names. The six new listings may discuss with black and white versions of three different iPhone handsets, doubtlessly two totally different capacities of the iPhone 4S or 5 and a single, decrease-capacity iPhone 4/4S. The listings won’t, then again, be in response to direct data from Apple and could merely be a easiest-guess effort for placeholder functions.
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