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Verizon iPhone 4G

Verizon iPhone 4G - As holiday shopping days shrink, Verizon iPhone rumors are growing. The latest from MacDailyNews pegs the Verizon iPhone for a post-Christmas release on Verizon's sparsely available 4G LTE networks.

These details are from a MacDailyNews source that they "believe to be familiar with the matter":
Verizon managers are being trained to handle the iPhone and have functional units running on Verizon's 4G LTE networks.

AT&T has worked out an agreement to postpone the announcement of Verizon's iPhone until "right after Christmas" in an effort to maximize its holiday sales.

The Verizon iPhone has been completed for some time and will be available immediately when announced.

Verizon iPhone 4G

Verizon is handling all the iPhone units and will be in charge of security and distribution.
The iPhone will be equipped with a multi-band chip that will work on Verizon's large CDMA 3G network as well as the 4G LTE. All marketing for the Verizon iPhone will be for the 4G compatibility.

Apple (read: Steve Jobs) is unhappy at the adoption rate of 4G data networks across all carriers and will be "helping" to get them up to speed. No word on whether that means a financial investment is coming from Apple.

While some of these rumors carry a little more weight than others, I would caution anyone getting their hopes up about an iPhone that is 4G capable any time in 2011. Much like when Apple released the original iPhone in 2007 and 3G was just not ready enough or available widely, 4G is still in its infancy.

Verizon iPhone 4G


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