But what does this mean? Well, it could mean that Sprint is extending an olive branch to their Apple-toting competitors, AT&T and Verizon. What's more likely is that Sprint is preparing for their own upcoming iPhone launch. Verizon went through the same transition last year, when they phased out their anti-iPhone ads.
Verizon's launch of the Motorola DROID was rife with derogatory iPhone comparisons, but about a year before their iPhone launch, they stopped mentioning the iPhone altogether. So are we going to see a Sprint iPhone within the next year? Who knows? This is obviously speculative. But it sure looks like Sprint is trying to make themselves a more appealing partner for Apple.
source: Beatweek via PPCGeeks
The CDMA iphone won't be exclusive to verizon, as they, themselves, have stated. If you read the entire releases, you'll realize that the CDMA phone will be (eventually) widely available, and therefore functional for any CDMA carrier, like sprint or U.S. Cellular
posted on Jan 24, 2011, 6:01 PM 2
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Apple reminds me of Hitler.. They gonna end up ruling the whole world!!!
posted on Jan 24, 2011, 6:01 PM 0
god...verizon has it so now there has to b sprint rumors....then tmobile....then metro pcs....the us cell....the cricket....then virgin mobile.....then tracphone......then straight talk seriously, i just dont care anymore about the iphone. can we all please move on with this crap
posted on Jan 24, 2011, 8:02 PM 6
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have you considered not clicking on the articles with iphone in the title? perhaps you could adopt your own personal BS filter...
posted on Jan 24, 2011, 8:34 PM 4
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this bit of news doesnt surprise me because of what verizon did and not make the i-phone 4 exclusive. although i dont agree with what apple does, its a good marketing tool to have the i-phone available to all carriers. we all know what the i-phone has done to the cellphone industry not to mention of AT&T and verizon alone so why not add more $$$$$ to their old, out dated, billion-dollar industry lol
posted on Jan 25, 2011, 1:13 AM 0
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according to the last iphone5 rumors, they are going to start making 1 phone with all frequencies in it, or 2 phones (1 with all gsm, one with all cdma) and start putting them on all carriers. the iphone rumors are a bit old now. the exclusivity is over. VZW even said they werent getting an exclusive CDMA phone, so narrow it down. its going to sprint or metro.. lol. if apple wants to stay on top, they dont have a choice but to go to everyone, android is eating them alive.
posted on Jan 25, 2011, 7:14 AM 1
If you look closely on the Sprint website - they are advertising a new online store.... theres a picture of a Spring branded/labeled iPhone right there. If thats not an indication - I dont know what is!
posted on Jan 25, 2011, 9:47 AM 0
Looks like an iphone to me. Could be just advertising a case for it, but i would imagine there wouldn't be much sense in selling accessories for a phone they dont carry. 11:NewStoreEmail:LearnMore&adS electData=
posted on Jan 25, 2011, 10:23 AM 0
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