Apple Job Posting Hints at Possible Sprint iPhone

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As noticed by Stop it, AT&T, Apple has posted a job listing looking for a "Carrier Engineer" located in the Kansas City, Missouri area to work with carriers on technical issues. The listing was posted on April 2nd.

Member of the Carrier Engineering team that supports taking products through technical approval at the carriers. A Carrier Engineer team is responsible for day-to-day technical interactions with the one or more carriers to track down issues reported by the carrier, assist the carrier with testing they might be conducting and working with program management, software development and test teams to get products approved by the carriers.

Kansas City is not a typical staffing location for Apple's engineers, leading to speculation that the position is specifically related to working with Sprint, which has its headquarters in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park, Kansas.

Late last week, Jeffries & Company research analyst Peter Misek claimed that Apple's next-generation iPhone will debut in September, with service expanding to include Sprint and T-Mobile in the United States before the end of the year.

Update: Apple has changed the location listed on the job posting, now citing the company's headquarters in Cupertino, California.

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iliketyla Avatar
172 months ago
I've had Sprint since I was 16 (I'm 20 now) and I love it.

My service is far cheaper than anyone I hang out with, and besides the few bad apples, their customer service has been outstanding.

Verizon is too expensive for me to have a single line, along with AT&T and T-Mobile.

Just works for me in particular.

Wouldn't get an iPhone regardless, but I'd like to see Sprint do well and I know the iPhone will bring more subscribers to them, so more power to Sprint!
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AppleScruff1 Avatar
172 months ago
Next step, Verizon will buy Sprint. Then there will only be two major carriers. Soon thereafter, Apple will buy AT&T and Verizon, merge them into a single company called iTalk and only one phone will be sold in the entire US, the iPhone. There will be mass hysteria and suicides.
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DakotaGuy Avatar
172 months ago
This won't happen. Apple will NEVER make a CDMA iPhone. They will only build GSM so they can sell worldwide. The engineering is just too expensive for the return in profit.;)
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AppleDroid Avatar
172 months ago
Sprint + iPhone 5 = Happy me next May.
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ann713 Avatar
172 months ago
We want T-Mobile! :p
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LagunaSol Avatar
172 months ago
The more carriers the better. Just hurry already. People who still can't get iPhones on their carrier are still buying Android phones. :eek:
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