AT&T, Verizon Cite 4G iPad Sales

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New York - AT&T said it set a new single-day record for sales of cellular-equipped iPads on Friday when it began selling the 4G-equipped "new iPad," and Verizon Wireless said it is "quite pleased with sales" of the 4G tablet so far.

On the first day of the 4G iPad's availability, AT&T said it "set a new single-day record for its iPad sales and activations, demonstrating robust demand for the new iPad on the nation's largest 4G network, covering nearly 250 million people."

For its part, Verizon said, "We are quite pleased with sales, which have been brisk [through direct channels] through the weekend, and we are excited to offer customers an alternative that lets them enjoy their new iPad on the nation's largest 4G LTE network." The spokesperson also said the carrier is also "pleased with sales from all channels."


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