Apple’s iOS 6.1 operating system has been confirmed to be affecting 3G performance on the iPhone 4S.
Vodafone pointed out the issue on its website and in texts to customers, recommending that those who have not already upgraded should avoid doing so for now.
“We’re aware of an issue caused by Apple iPhone 4S handsets that have been upgraded to iOS 6.1 which impacts performance on 3G,” reads a statement on the Vodafone website.
“Some customers may occasionally experience difficulty in connecting to the network to make or receive calls or texts or to connect to the internet. Apple is working on a solution to their software issue. These connection problems are intermittent.
“While Apple’s investigations continue, we would recommend that anyone who has not yet installed iOS 6.1 on their iPhone 4S should delay doing so until Apple has confirmed that their problem has been fixed.”