By Laura Northrup
It's been a busy week for Apple's download servers, as iPhone and iPad owners eagerly downloaded a new operating system, and owners of the new iPhone 6 downloaded an update, then frantically rolled back that update to avoid some issues. All this meant one thing: lots of downloads from computers and mobile devices alike of the new and old operating systems.
We began to hear rumblings that Verizon FiOS customers had trouble downloading software from Apple's servers. These problems went away while using a mobile connection or using a VPN to encrypt their traffic and appear to be downloading from a different Internet service provider.