Verizon: 'Excited' to offer Windows Phone 7 devices when available
Despite an earlier diss, Verizon says it's excited to offer Windows Phone 7 as soon as Microsoft has devices ready.
Back in early October, CNET News reporter Maggie Reardonand when asked about Windows Phone 7 and Microsoft, he said they weren't at the forefront of his mind--not exactly a ringing endorsement there. However, that doesn't mean Big Red is going to turn its back on Microsoft's new mobile operating system.
Responding to a follower's question about Windows Phone 7 device availability, Verizon Wireless tweeted, "As soon as Microsoft has 'em ready, we're excited to offer Windows 7 mobile devices." Unfortunately, they won't be ready till the first half of 2011.
GSM technology, Microsoft Senior Product Manager Greg Sullivan told CNET,"We had to make some trade-offs. Even Microsoft doesn't have unlimited resources. We had to prioritize doing fewer things, really, really well."in mid-September that it would release only GSM smartphones in 2010 and that CDMA devices would have to wait till the new year. With deadlines looming and with the majority of international markets running on
In the U.S., AT&T and T-Mobile use GSM, while Sprint and Verizon use CDMA. Sprint has already announced that it will offer the leaked document shows that the
(Source: Engadget Mobile)