AT&T: iPhone 3G Internet Use Below Expectations. Us: Guess Whose Fault That Ismatt buchanan9/18/08 4:40pmFiled to: At&tiPhone 3G3GiPhoneAppleCellphonesSmartphonesNetworkVerizonbestmodo72EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkAlthough leading up to the iPhone 3G's launch, AT&T was coy about how hard they expected their network to get slammed, AT&T CTO John Donovan reveals that they expected a 5x growth in data consumption vs. the old iPhone. However, the spike has been barely more than half of that, about 3x. That wouldn't have anything to do with its prolific problems would it?ShareTweet Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service.