iPhone on other U.S. carriers within the next year?

Piper Jaffray's sr. research analyst predicts that Apple will add new carriers in the U.S. for the iPhone to coincide with the launch of a new product in the Summer of 2010...
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51 Comments

12. Galen20K

Posts: 568; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

ATT is utter Junk and Most iPhone users I know hate their Carrier. Really it should be an option on All US carriers if Apple really wants Money and Marketshare. An Exclusivity Contract is only a Drop in a Bucket compared to widespread availablity. Really they need to come to their senses and I think they only wanted the Exclusivity to create Buzz and Interest in the little product of theirs. That being said I really would never care to own an iPhone of any kind.

15. iberrystorm

Posts: 67; Member since: Jun 12, 2009

to sum it up, att = greedy?

24. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Hold up... Look at what you are saying! Out of everything you are saying, you think only AT&T is greedy?? Honestly, get over yourself and your love for your beloved carrier. Quite being a fanboy, eh? If what you are saying is true, AT&T being greedy, then all the other companies are greedy too. Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon etc... Companies and businesses exist to make money. Are you a business owner?? Apparently not. If you own a business, then you are in it to make money. You are also in it to have as many customers as possible. Sound familiar? You Dumb-Asses don't get business, do you? Eliminate as much competition as possible (Exclusive Contracts), gain as many customers as possible (superior products) and make as much profit (profit is money,for those who do not understand) as possible.Get off your dumpy soap boxes and quit bitching about businesses that bring you conveniences and services into your lives.

26. Galen20K

Posts: 568; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

Ha! iPHone is Anything BUT superior. It's not even a TRUE smartphone, it doesn't have a REAL OS to speak of. Only a Program Launcher. Quit being an ATT fanboy suck! I think your name is a bit of a Contradiction. True story!

35. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Yeah, real true story. Try again. I fault AT&T with their flaws, as with any other carrier and their flaws. However, you and others refuse to stop riding your Carrier's Dick. Get off of it, and read what I posted. You are so quick to think that I am referring to "superior" as the iPhone. Let's talk about Verizon and their superior products (Storm). Sprint's (Pre). T-Mobile (G-1). Every Carrier has superior products. Superior to Dumb Phones. I was making an example of a business model, and you ignorantly think I am referring to just AT&T and the iPhone. Go back, take some time and read carefully and try to understand what I am saying. It's not that hard. You think everyone is an AT&T Fanboy and love the iPhone. Some do, some don't. But please, get off your Carrier's Cock and get a life.

36. DOGIEFRESH

Posts: 316; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

If Iphone is not superior why the fanboyz like you always talk about it......??? The iphone will always be VZW fanboys wet dream and take a look since the iphone was launched how many devices copy them......???? even the crappy BB storm.......!!!!!

38. iberrystorm

Posts: 67; Member since: Jun 12, 2009

"lets talk about verizon and thier superior product (storm)" i got a quick question about that. att is going to get the storm 2, and so is verizon. if the storm was the superior phone and att get the new and improved version, whats verizons superior product then? touch pro 2, all carriers have that!

40. Galen20K

Posts: 568; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

AhaHAhahaa Wow Fanboys and Dog are really Ridiculous, I guess they can't see beyond their Blind Fanboyism. Oh well! Some people will Never learn, you can't help the Learning impaired. Let them live in their Bias its Paradise to be Ignorant for them. Good luck with that you guys and all like you. You two Fanboys are just so Typical as are your Responses. ; D

43. YouLostTheGame

Posts: 441; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Your statement PROVES that you're an absolute moron.

44. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Yikes... Ignorance is Bliss... It is like trying to explain Common Sense to a Liberal. It just doesn't work. Well, I tried. Nothing more I can do to help you understand the concepts of business in the real world. Cheers!

47. DOGIEFRESH

Posts: 316; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Hey fanboy is not us is you to seem to not understand that is VZW that is over due with their 90's EVDO network no matter how many towers they have in each city can't compete with HSPA, is not bcause att is cause their network so no wonder why VZW is rushing their LTE, dude get over with try a search on wikepidea and compare and you'll se why almost 80% of carriers in the world choose 3gsm, and by the way i'll love to see the iphone on their crappy network that can't even handle a simultanuosly a data with a voice call, not even mention a video call...!!!

17. Mateo8326

Posts: 472; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

but (Galen20k) you gotta thank of it a business point yeah it makes sense for all carriers to have but if the moneys right you would stick to the highest bidder....and if you think about it the iphone phone ain't the one making the money its the iphone applications that are, so apple getting what they want and so is AT&T.its a win win situations i have a bold and love i wouldn't get a iphone either (at least not pay for one lol)

20. *HOVA*

Posts: 564; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

I can only hope this happens. I'd love all the VZW iPhone haters to finally see what a great phone the iPhone is. Moreover, I'd love to see tons of VZW customers get it and starting using it like crazy to strain VZW's network like it did ATT's. Then everyone could quit they're complaining about how horrible ATT's network is when VZW faces the same issues. Mark my words

21. WnnaFghtAboutIt

Posts: 149; Member since: Aug 31, 2009

July 1st 2010, expect to see a nice press conference with a backin of verizon check marks and apples....its going to happen....why wouldnt they want to be on the best network with the first true 4G roleout... Apple realizes they milked the at&t cow dry....and they also have to realize that there would be over 5+ million defecters just to get a verizon iphone

48. DOGIEFRESH

Posts: 316; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Hey dude are those 5+ millions switchers the same fanboys that work for VZW and have an iphone too......???

34. Mateo8326

Posts: 472; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

Fanboy i agree that why i sticking to my statement early "AT&T is gonna take over in the end" lol

37. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Haha! Serious though.

39. iberrystorm

Posts: 67; Member since: Jun 12, 2009

take of the world, hard to believe yes. impossiple, no. i kinda stick more to verizon than att. more coverage than att at the moment, but dont have a great high end smart phone for sale yet. (storm is one but att is going to get the storm 2, so storm wont be one anymore)

41. Galen20K

Posts: 568; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

It's really not hard to spot the two ATT fanboys in the crowd, one of them Even has a Contradiction for their screen name as to try to persuade people that he's not what his sn is protesting. inferior Products and inferior service must be your cup of tea I suppose. Its all very Comedic really lol. Ta! ; D

45. iberrystorm

Posts: 67; Member since: Jun 12, 2009

true, true

51. Mateo8326

Posts: 472; Member since: Jul 15, 2009

i saying ATT as a whole not just cellular carrier wise my friend (iberrystorm) will take over in the end not b/c of the cell phone provider
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