next firmware update my hit in iTunes (next week maybe) to fix the dropped calls issue which happens in the iPhone 3G caused by
The good news: Is that big carriers such as AT&T have testing equipment that can identify dropped calls and pinpoint the manufacturer of the failed part.Code:Infineon "chipsets": A group of chips designed to work together, allow the iPhone to jump from one network to another.
The bad news: If a simple software fix isn't feasible, Apple could be forced to issue a worldwide recall. Such a step would be costly and time-consuming.
Source: USA TODAY