- 01-12-2012, 07:58 PM #1
- 01-12-2012, 11:20 PM #4
I hate to be a skeptic here, but is there a citation for what Keith Lampron ACTUALLY said? The article is not as clear as I would hope. I would like to see a clear document or statement that says VZW will carry Windows Phones that support 4G LTE. A reference to a public statement would be appreciated.
- 01-13-2012, 01:47 PM #6
"In fact, Keith Lampron, Verizon's associate director of device marketing, assured CNET that Verizon has every intention of supporting Windows Phone in the future."
Pretty sure that is something and not nothing redraider...
- 01-13-2012, 02:13 PM #7
Bucky, that's what I'm talking about. That line in the article is the journalists interpretation of what he said. That should not be confused on what VZW's official stance will be. They could be 2 totally different things. I want to see something in writing that specifically spells out how VZW plans to make this happen.
- 01-13-2012, 02:41 PM #8
01-13-2012, 02:47 PM #9
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I feel like this puts Verizon on the same level as Sprint...which isn't very high. Sprint said that they will try WP again, but only around August or September. Verizon said that they would try again, but didn't give a date. Now that I think about it, Sprint might still be on a higher level. How sad.
01-13-2012, 03:05 PM #10
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Yeah, it's really hard to take anything positive from this. The language is as vague as possible with no indication of timing and it makes no promises whatsoever. The only worse thing they could have said is that they will not support WP at all (which they would never say even if it's true).
- 01-14-2012, 09:57 AM #12
- 01-14-2012, 10:44 AM #14
Verizon 4G LTE devices, early September 2011 to mid-January 2012:
*Motorola Droid Bionic
*Motorola Droid RAZR
*Samsung Galaxy Nexus
Verizon 3G CDMA-only devices, early September 2011 to mid-January 2012:
*Apple iPhone 4S
Verizon has clearly moved from 4G LTE devices being unique, high-end releases (as was the case with the HTC Thunderbolt, Samsung Droid Charge, and LG Revolution in the first half of 2011) to being "core" releases. Though Verizon isn't done with releasing new 3G CDMA-only phones yet, considering they intend to have their entire network covered with 4G LTE by the end of 2013, it would make zero sense for them to sell new non-4G LTE devices in the second half of 2012, or especially in the pre-holiday rush to market phone spree that starts in the September/October time frame every year.
- 01-14-2012, 06:13 PM #15
- 01-14-2012, 06:33 PM #17