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iPhone on Verizon?

September 12, 2010 14:39:46.365

TechCrunch explains the obstacles that stand between you and an iPhone on the Verizon network:

The past week, I’ve written a number of posts with the same basic refrain: the carriers suck. Each of those posts was in the context of Android, and specifically how the carriers are taking advantage of the openness of that mobile OS to take us back in time 5 years where they had complete control over the U.S. market — the time before the iPhone. Verizon is the worst perpetrator so far. Is there any doubt they want to do the same thing with the iPhone?

What it boils down to is this: Verizon and Apple both like to have control over the end phone experience. That makes a marriage between the two very, very hard to consummate....

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