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Mobile & Wireless

Du seeks to dispel fears over iPhone 5 compatibility in UAE

Monday 17 September 2012 | 11:16 CET | News
UAE-based operator Du has promised Apple's new iPhone 5 will be available to its customers, after customers were warned that the new gadget might not be compatible with the country's networks. COO of electronics retailer Jacky's Ashish Panjabi had said there might be issues with the frequencies used by the iPhone5 and with the new SIM cards it will need to operate. Du has released a statement promising that its customers will be able download at speeds of 100 Mbps on its 4G network and that it will stock the nano-SIMs it requires.Panjabi had cautioned people planning to buy the new iPhone on the grey market. He said several LTE features that the iPhone 5 supports would not work in the UAE including Maps, Siri and Dictation.


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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Du
Countries: United Arab Emirates
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