LaVallee reports, “In fact, it’s not up to the carrier, suggested Ivan Seidenberg, chief executive of Verizon Communications. ‘This is a decision that is exclusively in Apple’s court,’ he said during Verizon’s third-quarter earnings call. ‘We obviously would be interested at any point in the future they thought it would make sense for them to have us as a partner. And so we will leave it with them on that score.'”
LaVallee reports, “‘What they have done has been successful, so we have to sit back and give them credit for that,’ he said. ‘Our view is to broaden the base of choice for customers, and hopefully along the way, Apple, as well as others, will decide to jump on the bandwagon.’Rival carrier AT&T is the exclusive carrier for the iPhone in the U.S.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]