Listen Online - Listen on Mobile | Mobile App Info

Verizon, Apple: 4G iPhone Available In February

verizon apple iphone Verizon, Apple: 4G iPhone Available In February

Verizon will offer wireless service for iPhones starting early next month. 

The long-awaited announcement was made to a crowd of tech reporters at a theater in New York’s Lincoln Center.  Verizon CEO Lowell MacAdam called Apple “our strategic partner” and said talks began two years ago.  Verizon’s partnership with Apple ends the gadget giant’s five-year exclusive deal with AT&T.  Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook said the company is “very, very excited to serve Verizon’s 93-million customers.” 

The deal marries the nation’s largest wireless network to the world’s largest smartphone maker.  Unlike well-publicized problems of dropped calls and spotty service plaguing AT&T when the iPhone launched in 2007, MacAdam predicts smooth sailing.  He pointed out that it’s prepared for this day by building up its new fourth-generation wireless network in advance.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Las Vegas

Get Started
Introducing Your New Podcast Network

Listen Live