Verizon confirms plans to sell Netbooks
A company spokeswoman says Verizon Wireless plans to start selling the devices by the end of June, but declines to elaborate on pricing or partners.
Verizon Wireless has confirmed Internetnews.com story Friday, said Saturday that the plan is for the company to start selling 3G-enabled Netbooks by the end of the second quarter, or by June.that it's ready to enter the Netbook market. Spokeswoman Brenda Raney, who was quoted to a similar effect in an
Unfortunately, Raney could offer little else in the way of details regarding pricing or potential PC partners. Crave's Erica Ogg suggested Dell would be an obvious partnering candidate. Dell already has a, which has sold Dell Netbooks in Europe since September 2008. However, a similar rumor floated around the Web last week regarding HP hooking up with Verizon.
Verizon's chief rival, AT&T, already sells, and also through the wireless provider's Web site.