iPhone Users Test AT&T at SxSW
Tens of thousands of attendees are using their phones far more than usual to stay in touch with everyone else at the conference, meet up with co-workers and do the sort of networking that people who go to this kind of industry event do.
Also, crowds of twittering hipsters are placing additional strain on AT&T as conference-goers use the popular micro-blogging service to communicate what is going on to those outside the festival.
Read more at Wired.com: SxSW: iPhone Influx Pushes AT&T to the Limit.
BusinessInsider.com: AT&T Fails the SxSW iPhone Test & AT&T Adding Capacity At SxSW to Deal With iPhone Crush
Disclosure: 3 of the 5 of us in the Kinch van have our iPhones with us and we are twittering and klogging.
Fallout: What geat marketing by AT&T: Get the country's biggest taste makers, trend setters, bloggers, tech-writers, early adopters and twitterers in one place and have them all talking, blogging and tweeting about how they hate your service.