Apple has updated its iOS mobile operating system to version 6.1 to expand iPhone LTE support around the world and to add privacy and e-commerce features.
iOS 6.1 extends LTE capabilities to Apple-friendly mobile carriers in various countries, providing carrier customers using iPhones and iPads with faster cellular wireless connectivity. Apple maintains a list of these carriers on its website.
Apple doesn't specify how fast LTE connections will be because wireless performance depends on factors outside the company's control. But speeds ranging from 10 Mbit/s to 20 Mbit/s are common, with highs reported around 50 Mbit/s.
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