iPhone to Get MMS Friday

AT&T is concerned the onslaught of too many iPhone fanatics could overload their delicate network

By Scott Weber
|  Thursday, Sep 24, 2009  |  Updated 2:17 PM EDT
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iPhone to Get MMS Friday

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Get ready to picture message your friends to your hearts content. AT&T will begin cautiously rolling out MMS to iPhones starting late Friday morning Pacific Time. While users are anxious to get the new feature, the company is being cautious.Blogs have reported AT&T is concerned the onslaught of too many iPhone fanatics could overload their delicate network.

According to a post on their Facebook page: 

We know you’ve been eager for this service so we wanted to offer a quick update on the launch plans for MMS on Friday, Sept. 25. Late morning, Pacific Time, on Friday, the new carrier settings update enabling MMS should be live and ready to download through iTunes. We’ll provide the steps and all of the details you need right here at that time.

Accourding to iLounge, estimates suggest traffic on AT&T’s network may spike as much as 40% on Friday.
 

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