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  1. xmind's Avatar
    I fully support this movement to get VZW to carry WP7 devices, but I agree with Jleebiker that 1000 signatures, even if they all did equal a new contract, are a drop in the hat and in no way justify supporting a whole new OS in any depth. It'll come, but it's going to be slow, long process IMO.
    01-19-2012 11:59 AM
  2. Premium1's Avatar
    I fully support this movement to get VZW to carry WP7 devices, but I agree with Jleebiker that 1000 signatures, even if they all did equal a new contract, are a drop in the hat and in no way justify supporting a whole new OS in any depth. It'll come, but it's going to be slow, long process IMO.
    Just look at it this way, It can't hurt, the worst that happens is they stay on the current track they are on with wp and do not get behind it. Maybe something good will happen and at least one higher end option will be offered.
    01-19-2012 12:18 PM
  3. Frenzytom's Avatar
    UPDATE: Someone from Executive Verizon Wireless offices called today and wanted to talked to me. I assume they looked me up and we chatted for alittle bit and I told her of our grievances about the status of Windows Phones on the Big Red's network. I told her about the lack of marketing and she honestly said they want phones that sell. She noted all my points (it was recorded) and she said she was going to bring it to the leadership team. Where this goes is anyone's guess but we got their attention. Thanks again for all the signatures and forward momentum. We must continue to fight to be the 98.6% and not the 1.4%!

    Cheers.
    01-19-2012 03:28 PM
  4. jleebiker's Avatar
    UPDATE: Someone from Executive Verizon Wireless offices called today and wanted to talked to me. I assume they looked me up and we chatted for alittle bit and I told her of our grievances about the status of Windows Phones on the Big Red's network. I told her about the lack of marketing and she honestly said they want phones that sell. She noted all my points (it was recorded) and she said she was going to bring it to the leadership team. Where this goes is anyone's guess but we got their attention. Thanks again for all the signatures and forward momentum. We must continue to fight to be the 98.6% and not the 1.4%!

    Cheers.
    Sweet HALAJEUJA!!!! Maybe we CAN turn this ship around! Thanks for doing the petition. Now we need to keep getting the word out!!! Thanks again!
    Frenzytom likes this.
    01-19-2012 04:16 PM
  5. Reflexx's Avatar
    Nice job!

    I'm still not all that confident that anything will happen all that soon. But I do think that they'll see "phones that sell" when the Lumia 900 comes out for AT&T.
    Frenzytom likes this.
    01-19-2012 04:20 PM
  6. Premium1's Avatar
    Nice job!

    I'm still not all that confident that anything will happen all that soon. But I do think that they'll see "phones that sell" when the Lumia 900 comes out for AT&T.
    Well they made an effort and called the OP so that has to mean something. Hopefully the 900 sells well on at&t and only time will tell how that turns out and how the other carriers will respond pretty much hangs on at&t selling lots of 900's.
    01-19-2012 06:45 PM
  7. cdook's Avatar
    Verizon needs to give Windows Phone more of a try. It isn't the Kin... The platform isn't going away. Microsoft has too much invested for the OS to fail.
    bropes8 likes this.
    01-19-2012 07:29 PM
  8. LexusFman's Avatar
    VZW might be monitoring this thread (hopefuly). We want WP7 on Verizon! They have the best coverage in my area. That is what makes a cellular network great. Its such a shame the WP7 selection on Verizon is so terrible. Even if it dosent sell off the shelves like the iPhone or some androids can, you should deliver what your customers want!
    01-20-2012 12:00 PM
  9. Premium1's Avatar
    VZW might be monitoring this thread (hopefuly). We want WP7 on Verizon! They have the best coverage in my area. That is what makes a cellular network great. Its such a shame the WP7 selection on Verizon is so terrible. Even if it dosent sell off the shelves like the iPhone or some androids can, you should deliver what your customers want!
    That is the thing though. If majority of their customers "wanted it" they would carry more. You have to remember, those of us on sites like this are a small minority.
    01-20-2012 12:04 PM
  10. wolf1891's Avatar
    Hey, if big red were to finally get on the WP7 bandwagon I would happily switch back over to them (was a satisfied Verizon customer for over a decade but, the lack of WP7 phones available on their network was the dealbreaker for me when I started my smartphone shopping last winter/spring). And I suspect that I'm not the only one who left Verizon for that reason but would be willing to come back if they were to finally do something about it.
    01-20-2012 12:07 PM
  11. Arcturos's Avatar
    VZW might be monitoring this thread (hopefuly). We want WP7 on Verizon! They have the best coverage in my area. That is what makes a cellular network great. Its such a shame the WP7 selection on Verizon is so terrible. Even if it dosent sell off the shelves like the iPhone or some androids can, you should deliver what your customers want!
    I hope so... hey VZW, i have been off contract and available to upgrade since August but am holding out for you to bring out some new windows phones(with LTE)... don't let me down!
    Until then, i will continue to use my old BB.
    unless i get really desperate and buy a used trophy, but will not be using my upgrade on any iphones or androids. (i do miss webos though :blush:)
    01-20-2012 12:39 PM
  12. cdook's Avatar
    I called Verizon today and spoke to a tech. He said he hasn't gotten a call about a Trophy in about 10 months. It's always the iPhone or Android.

    This to me says either the Trophy isn't selling or nobody has issues with it.
    01-20-2012 11:44 PM
  13. hittheskids's Avatar
    That is the thing though. If majority of their customers "wanted it" they would carry more. You have to remember, those of us on sites like this are a small minority.

    Nobody wanted an iPhone either. But Apple and ATT spent money marketing it. Verizon will sell whatever it "pushes" and they have so far not put forth any effort towards WP7.
    Partially this is MS's issue too, but if you ask a rep in a Verizon store about WP7 they are "what's that."
    01-21-2012 01:08 PM
  14. Premium1's Avatar
    Nobody wanted an iPhone either. But Apple and ATT spent money marketing it. Verizon will sell whatever it "pushes" and they have so far not put forth any effort towards WP7.
    Partially this is MS's issue too, but if you ask a rep in a Verizon store about WP7 they are "what's that."
    Nobody wanted an iphone? As soon as they announced it everyone wanted it.
    01-21-2012 01:38 PM
  15. jleebiker's Avatar
    I hope so... hey VZW, i have been off contract and available to upgrade since August but am holding out for you to bring out some new windows phones(with LTE)... don't let me down!
    Until then, i will continue to use my old BB.
    unless i get really desperate and buy a used trophy, but will not be using my upgrade on any iphones or androids. (i do miss webos though :blush:)
    I'm in EXACTLY the same boat. I have two devices right now, a BB and a Vzw Trophy. I am SOOO wanting Vzw to support 2nd Gen WP devices.
    01-21-2012 01:58 PM
  16. Premium1's Avatar
    I'm in EXACTLY the same boat. I have two devices right now, a BB and a Vzw Trophy. I am SOOO wanting Vzw to support 2nd Gen WP devices.
    I have an android but would switch if verizon got a wp with a larger screen than the trophy( 4" would be perfect) come on samsung bring something like the focus to verizon.
    01-21-2012 02:02 PM
  17. anon(27512)'s Avatar
    I signed the petition but I guess I'm too late though since it was already submitted. I would love to get the Nokia lumia 900 from vzw. I hate being on AT&T. If vzw had an LTE 900 of their own I would open up a two line account (one for my 4S the other obviously for the 900) the day it was available and get rid of AT&T forever.
    01-24-2012 11:19 PM
  18. Honestabebread's Avatar
    I don't wanna say too much, but I feel obligated because I love Verizon. Great employer and amazing coverage/LTE network. I feel like as an employee I should say this to reduce churn:

    There's a Windows Phone in our upcoming LTE promos. No idea what it is. Looks EXACTLY like the Trophy but it's LTE. Honestly it might even be the Trophy and some marketing guy just threw it in for kicks. I doubt it though because there are no BlackBerry's in the promos.

    TL;DR: Possible HTC LTE Windows Phone on Verizon. My personal opinion that is in no way related to Verizon Wireless is that it's the Trophy 2. 4" screen with LTE. Will probably be about $199. All speculation though.
    johaas likes this.
    02-04-2012 10:33 PM
  19. gwydionjhr's Avatar
    I'd recommend you look at the 5th post in this thread....

    http://forums.windowscentral.com/upc...ces/186806.htm
    02-04-2012 10:34 PM
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