Steve Jobs says when it comes to the iPhone in the U.S., 2 carriers could be better than 1

Steve Jobs says when it comes to the iPhone in the U.S., 2 carriers could be better than 1
Apple CEO Steve Jobs was having a previously arranged interview at D8 with Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher when the topic of the iPhone came up, naturally. When asked if there might be an advantage to having the iPhone available on two U.S. carriers, the exec said, "There might be." Now, you can take this to mean anything that you want. It might even just be a ploy to grab more headlines for the upcoming new-gen model. But for Jobs to make a statement like this so close to the June 7th introduction and in the midst of swirling rumors and speculation about Verizon, Sprint or T-Mobile, well, it simply is too much to ignore. While Jobs went on to say that he believes that AT&T has the fastest 3G service, he did say that he wishes that "the carrier would be improving faster." AT&T has the privilege of having quarterly meetings with Jobs who backed up his partner by saying that any carrier that had taken the iPhone in 2007 would have suffered the same problems that AT&T did. With all this said, when asked if the iPhone would be soon available on another U.S. carrier, Mr. Jobs resorted to, "No comment." At least it wasn't just "No" and the whole interview might give customers of Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile a little wiggle room to fantasize about the iPhone coming to their carrier soon.

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source: Engadget

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