Verizon sending invites for a mystery event on January 11

Verizon sending invites for a mystery event on January 11
So, the dust at CES 2011 hasn't even settled yet, but it looks like the leading U.S. carrier is gearing up to host what may turn out to be one quite interesting event.

Apparently, Verizon is sending out invitations for a mystery event that will take place at New York's Lincoln Center on January 11 – Tuesday. Do you think what we think? Of course, if a Verizon iPhone is to be announced, we can't imagine a better time, especially after all the rumors pointing out that the much-desired handset will finally be introduced right after CES 2011.

This must be it, guys! Verizon President Lowell McAdam is to host the event, which gives it just enough weight, but we wonder if Steve Jobs would drop by as well? We really doubt it that Apple's CEO would miss the introduction of the CDMA iPhone, if such happens. Anyway, at least there's not much time until we find what this is all about.

At this year's CES, Verizon already announced a bunch of killer smartphones, including the Motorola DROID BIONIC, LG Revolution, HTC ThunderBolt and the Samsung 4G LTE Smartphone, but an eventual iPhone announcement would certainly shake things up even further. What are your thoughts on this?

source: Engadget

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1. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

LOL, a VERIZON IPHONE?? It has to be...I mean what else could it be?? A quad core phone with 4GB RAM running dual OSes and goes by the name of FIDO??

2. narley

Posts: 357; Member since: May 14, 2009

Its gonna happen this time... theres enough proof and also enough weight to be true. The best would be to have McAdam just hanging out on stage talking and to have Jobs all a sudden walk out.... the room would explode and we'd all be tossed into the matrix.

3. MEGUY unregistered


8. skymitch89

Posts: 1453; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

Why all CAPS?

16. maccmill

Posts: 67; Member since: Oct 29, 2010

stop yelling at me

19. jogutier

Posts: 324; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

I think the iPhone is a waste now that Verizon tore it open with the Moto Bionic. Yea Buddy!!!! It will probably do as good as the Palm Pre. LOL O' and it will probably come out on mother's day as as Palm Pre. LOL Sorry crapple, game over!

4. MEGUY unregistered

On top of that Verizon would have to buy out the att contract which i sure is a boat load lol

34. BobbyTaba

Posts: 316; Member since: Aug 11, 2010

apples making the money off the iphones. Apple makes 350 off each iphone while it will take verizon up to a year to start making money after substidizing it

5. Slammer

Posts: 1515; Member since: Jun 03, 2010

There is lettle doubt that this could be the moment Verizon subs have been waiting for. However, javing previously owned an iPhone, I think many will jump to try it only to find out that Today's devices are more than what the iPhone really is. Yes, the UI is smooth and the graphics are clear, but those never locked into a walled garden, are going to be somewhat disappointed. I predict extremely good sales, but also see a defection back to Android. I have already heard from many that as soon as their contract is up, they are going to Android. My Nieces and Nephews are at the age where everyone they know has gotten Android based phones. This starts the trend. There are many that have had iphones and their contracts have ended or going to end. I see sales of future iPhone purchasers passing existing iPhone users like two ships on the ocean. John B.

54. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

But there are also those who've tried android and went to iPhone. No doubt Android does a lot, but I think Apple does fewer better. I'd rather wait for Apple to get the features that Android has like notifications and customizability, than to wait for Android to get a better app store and become more fluid. And most people with Android, don't even know they have it so I don't really understand this "android is for smart people" deal.

6. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

there will be a standing ovation unlike anything the world has ever seen if this happens.

7. Favela unregistered

it's gonna happen and when it does it's rumored that AT&T will loose over 1.1 million customers I wonder why though I mean they do have great phone service and I love how my phone calls have never dropped while on a very important conversion " cough "

9. skymitch89

Posts: 1453; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

This fits in with the rumors. They said after Christmas, right after CES, and now they are saying Feb 3. Anyone from Phonearena going to go?

10. Tre-Nitty

Posts: 470; Member since: Nov 16, 2010

I guarantee att doesn't lose 1.1 million customers. Att would make a killing on early termination fees. Also Verizon has to throw a pretty penny to kill that att/apple contract. I think it'll be the iPhone 4 but I think people have grown kinda tired of hearing it but it will sell.

11. T unregistered

Ok guys... This isn't an iPhone. I talked to my cousins friends uncle who once owned and iPhone and he said that he heard from his neighbors friends aunt that the iPhone wouldn't be released until 2012. I heard from my other neighbors cat that AT&T is actually buying Verizon out.

44. tragichero

Posts: 163; Member since: Jan 07, 2011



Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 08, 2011

Stoopidest comment evarrrr.

12. luis_lopez_351

Posts: 951; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

this would be so funny if its not xD taha but it is so sad 4 at&t xD haha hoggers

13. Jonnyboy unregistered

It is the iphone, I happen to work for Verizon and have received tips that we will be getting it "VERY SOON" and also that Apple will be handling all warranty issues and even questions. All we (Verizon) will be doing is selling the device. This is going to be huge, and we will be taking training classes soon.

26. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Do you value your are about to be fired....

91. lol unregistered

dido, you must be the new guy aka soon to be fired guy

27. Jonnyboy unregistered

Sure do. Its a great company. Im annoymous. Not registered, and fake name lol

59. phoneguy38843448 unregistered

Got an ip address? Then u are not anonymous. Lol

55. sean unregistered

more than likely you do not work for verizon, and all you are trying to do is get a rise out of people on here. stop being stupid and trying to hype up the iphone. this charade has gone on long enough

60. Jonnyboy unregistered

little kid, I really do work for Verizon. Trace IP then it could be any of us over here haha

70. THE QUEEN unregistered

shut up Johnny you really dont work for Verizon or you would know that there is no training.

72. Jonnyboy unregistered

Actually there is training for the Iphone, it will be 3-5 days before actual release of the phone. So many haters on this website sheeshhhhhh. Training is mandatory in order to learn about the phone before we sell it!!!

88. THE QUEEN unregistered

I'm very curious Johnnyboy what exactly was the last training you received for a mobile device? I'd hardly imagine that a wireless company would employ someone like you who types like you're five. Then again.. maybe they need the ignorance for entertainment purposes. :)

75. Iphonelover unregistered

JonnyBoy are you taking reservations for it? xo ill totally get one from you. Where do you work?

14. obamabinladin

Posts: 13; Member since: Nov 23, 2010

this is bull again there will never be an iPhone for Verizon. There's been a Verizon iPhone since doesn't take 4 years to make a phone. get it out of your heads its another rumor to make you all have joy and excitement over nothing.

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