Verizon iPhone Confirmed

It looks like iPhone is finally coming to Verizon. Wall
Street Journal has confirmed that Verizon will announce the
introduction of Apple’s iPhone at the media event on January 11th.
The largest U.S. wireless carrier will make the long-awaited
announcement at an event Tuesday in New York City, a person
familiar with the matter said Friday. WSJ claims that according to
their sources, Verizon iPhone will be similar to iPhone 4 but will
work on Verizon’s CDMA network. As we had mentioned earlier, folks
at Gizmodo who had leaked videos and photos of iPhone 4 before it
was released have not been invited at the event, despite having
good relationship with Verizon, which further indicates that the
Verizon media event is Apple centric. Here’s what’s key: We’re
great friends with Verizon. (Hi guys!) We’ve worked with them for
years, and we’ve been to like every event they’ve had over the last
three years. We haven’t gotten an invite. Which is weird. We’ve
reached out to Verizon to see why, exactly, we weren’t invited, but
we’ve gotten no comment yet. (Update: Verizon’s official response
is a big ol’ no comment.) Meanwhile, All Things Digital reports
that Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs is likely to be present for media
event: While the appearance isn’t 100 percent assured, sources in
position to know tell me that, barring any unforseen circumstances,
Jobs will likely join McAdam onstage in New York when he announces
the addition of the iPhone to its handset line-up. It’s going to be
a big day for Apple, Morgan Stanley has claimed that Apple could
double its market share by simply making the iPhone available on
other carriers. As for Verizon, a study by market intelligence firm
Asymco had showed why Verizon needed Apple’s iPhone to battle with
At&t. Verizon iPhone will finally bring an end to
AT&T’s iPhone exclusivity and give users in the US the
option to choose their network based on the network coverage in
their area. It will be interesting to see if we see a price war
between AT&T and Verizon. One of the major gripes of
AT&T’s iPhone customers has been poor reception and high
dropped call rates. We’ve seen in the past that Verizon has
attacked AT&T’s network coverage. It will be fascinating to
see the carriers fight it out for the iPhone customer. Lets hope it
results in reduced prices, better reception and fewer dropped
calls. It is rumored that the CDMA iPhone will be available to the
public on February 3rd based on the vacation blackouts that Apple
has imposed on its retail stores staff.

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