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Verizon iPhone 5 Will Not Offer Simultaneous Voice and Data

NewImageThe Verge has confirmed that the Verizon version of the iPhone 5 will not support simultaneous voice and data.

The ATT iPhone has supported simultaneous talk and data since the iPhone 3G was released because of the GSM network it uses.

Verizon gave this statement to MacRumors:

iPhone 5 was designed to allow simultaneous voice calling on the Verizon Wireless network while browsing the Internet over WiFi. This is no different from the current iPhone 4S.

Sprint has not yet confirmed whether its iPhone 5 will support simultaneous voice and data, but it uses the same physical hardware as the Verizon iPhone. The Verge assumes that it will be behave the same way.

Update: According to The New York Times, it was Apple’s choice to prevent Sprint and Verizon phones from using both LTE data and voice on simultaneously. Because the LTE network only

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