Has Telstra Dropped The Ball On iPhone 4S Sales?

Telstra's often lauded as the network to go to if you want the fastest and most reliable data speeds, but it looks as if the big T might have hit a bit of a speed bump when it comes to delivering pre-ordered iPhone 4S handsets. I'd put the lower than expected queue numbers at the iPhone 4S launch down to the fact that you can pre-order, and really, unless you had to be one of the absolute first, why wouldn't you? Instead of waiting out in the early hours of Friday morning for a phone, you could simply wait to have it delivered to your home.

Or, as it appears for a reasonably large number of Telstra's customers, keep on waiting. Telstra's CrowdSupport site is full of threads -- for some reason, two forum areas worth -- from annoyed pre-order customers awaiting their shiny new handsets. I've put a call into Telstra to see if there's an official explanation for the delay, but in the meantime, how's the Gizmodo readership faring in terms of waiting for pre-ordered iPhone 4S units? [Telstra Crowdsource] Thanks to Mitch for the tip!