Verizon Wireless will begin selling an Apple iPhone in January 2011, according to Bloomberg Television. Analysts, confirming the deal, expect it to be a win for Verizon and its pending LTE network – though believe the iPhone may bring to Verizon many of the challenges AT&T still struggles with.
Verizon Wireless will begin selling an Apple iPhone in January, “Taking Stock” host Pimm Fox announced on Bloomberg Television June 29.
Fox hosted analysts Brian Marshall, with Gleacher & Co. (formerly Broadpoint AmTech), and Chandan Sarkar, with Auriga Securities, who each addressed the information as a given. While Marshall and others suggested months ago that January 2011 was the likely date that AT&T would lose its exclusivity contract with the iPhone, Verizon and Apple have yet to officially confirm the date – or such a deal.
To read the original eWeek article, click here: Verizon iPhone Coming in January: Report