Verizon sending invites for a mystery event on January 11

Apparently, Verizon is sending out invitations for a mystery event that will take place at New York's Lincoln Center on January 11 – Tuesday...
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91 Comments

31. hawk62

Posts: 320; Member since: Nov 21, 2009

The only thing this story is good for are the number of replies. First most doubt this to be true. Second, droid os sucks and ppl are not going to jump iphone ship for it. Third, vz n apple are too controlling and wont see eye to eye. Lets see how big of a line vz has for any of these so called iphone killer phones coming out.

32. spinelessrabbit

Posts: 35; Member since: Dec 28, 2010

please let verizon get an iphone so their undeveloped iphone network can crash oohh and those also give up simultaneous voice and data which none of verizons phones can do and no international roaming with iphone cdma goodluck losers and once people realize it, their gonna be running back to att with open arms lol cant wait

43. tragichero

Posts: 163; Member since: Jan 07, 2011

hahahahaha thats so stupid.... first, the verizon network is signifigantly more developed than atts.... therefore can handle a strong increase in smartphones. second, if the iphone does come to vzw... the smart people will be moving onto better things... like the lte network that four new phones are going to be released on... that also is capable of voice and data at same time. third, you sound truly salty my friend....

33. Tre-Nitty

Posts: 470; Member since: Nov 16, 2010

I really don't think it's gonna be as big as people hype it up to be. Like I said it will sell and i'm very happy that it's going to Verizon(the 1's who rejected the iphone) but I don't think it'll sell close to how it sells on AT&T. Sucks for Android though because they've been extremely good to verizon and it's like a stab in the back.

36. Brosef Stalin unregistered

I am on verizon and i have been waiting for the iphone for a long time. now that it seems like it is actually going to happen i am curious if it will be too outdated with all of these dual core phones and 4G and im wondering if there will be a better phone. and i am also wondering if the iphone 4 for verizon will be exactly like the at&t one except with the cdma technology. and will there be a new version of the iphone out soon after to keep up with the times. would this first iphone be worth the buy right away? i just dont know, i need information!

38. spinelessrabbit

Posts: 35; Member since: Dec 28, 2010

same phone just cdma version thats all

41. Brosef Stalin unregistered

will it have 4G? they have to rework all of the radios anyway, it doesnt seem like it would have been an issue if they had enough time. i know verizons 4G LTE didnt come out until December but still.

62. Jonnyboy unregistered

on a way BETTER and FAR MORE DEVELOPED network.

46. kellybl131

Posts: 42; Member since: Jan 19, 2009

Honestly, being a Verizon sales rep at a local store, I hope to God we never get the iPhone. I have played with a 3G and 3GS and have seen the iPhone 4 and have never been impressed. If, and thats IF, we get the phone, I see a large number of sales, but the phone overall is a piece of crap compared to any of the Android phones. Even the Citrus is better than the iPhone in my opinion. Sadly, the iSheep sales will go through the roof because people are afraid of changing, and will stick with their unchangable, uncustomizable, uninsurable, and lazy iPhone. The upside to all of this... I'm gonna get a fat paycheck

49. icesick06

Posts: 30; Member since: Nov 03, 2009

Amen and praise baby Jesus and his golden fleece diaper. Honestly, I dont care if the iPhone comes to Verizon and if it does, I just want to thank all of you in advance for giving me a nice fat paycheck that month.

57. hawk62

Posts: 320; Member since: Nov 21, 2009

U r a moron. The iphone is great. That droid x pos was not. Im so glad its gone. My iphone has insurance, so stop lying. Oh wait thats what vz sales people do, thats why i won my bbb case against vz.

68. VZWSV

Posts: 3; Member since: Jan 08, 2011

^ that made zero sense.

69. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

What a dumb comment. It's funny how you only see android fan boys bashing the iPhone, but never the other way around. Maybe that's because iPhone owners are happy with their device and don't care about other phones. Everything on droid is copied from Apple. The web browser, the apps, the phone designs and gestures. Android has good phones, but Apple was the innovator and has a great phone also. Most people posting here sound like they're mentally developed to about 15 years old.

74. kellybl131

Posts: 42; Member since: Jan 19, 2009

Wait, I don't see any custom launchers or widgets on the iPhone how could Android have copied that?...You never saw iPhone fan boys bashing on Android about only having 30,000 apps in the Market last October(now over 200,000), or, for not having the abbility to use pinch zoom on the browser...Maybe you havent noticed because iSheep are too busy devouring all the crap the Steve Jobs throws at you to keep you all from realizing he's playing catch up with current phones avaliable and is afriad you might look up from grazing for five seconds and realize that... I'm not saying all iPhone users are like this, but people who blindly agree with anything Jobs says are. (people don't need a screen bigger than 3.5, you're holding the phone wrong, we dont need flash player, yadada.) Wake up.

79. taco50

Posts: 5506; Member since: Oct 08, 2009

You're the sheep. You talk shit about a phone because you work for Verizon. On e they get it you'll probably be first in line at the Apple store. "I hate the iPhone cause it sucks, but I want a droid phone with all of it's features.". Give me a break.

51. Tre-Nitty

Posts: 470; Member since: Nov 16, 2010

Props to anyone who stands to make more $ from this. I mean store reps, not corporate big wigs.

52. eltigre1

Posts: 3; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

I am an android fan and I want the iPhone to come to Verizon so we have more competition. If the iPhone comes to Verizon, android manufactures and carriers must keep the android updates as a priority or customers might change to apple, palm or window 7. It is disappointing the way they are dealing with android updates. I hope with the iPhone on Verizon we can see more stock android and all the carriers

58. hornetmx

Posts: 71; Member since: Mar 12, 2010

I saw some dude already camping outside a vzw store with a sign that read "1st one in line for the vzw iphone! WTF? I guess he wants his 15 secs. I guess I would do it to if I didnt have nothing else to do. He better hang on to those $300-$400 he'll be happily handing over to verizon for the phone if it's true. He might get a book deal if he ends up waiting for like 3 months!

63. Jonnyboy unregistered

My commission check is going to be HUGE at the end of every month bc of the iphone, I cant wait. I was thinking about getting a new car........Range Rover anyone?

65. Outreach unregistered

Ugh, another iPhone rumor, another day. Getting really sick of this irresponsible reporting, and I'm looking at you, WSJ. It's the same story every single time: people familiar with the plans, people familiar with the matter, people close to apple/verizon etc etc etc. If I had a wooden nickel for each one of these rumors I wouldn't have to get up and go to work! WSJ ran another Verizon iPhone article some months back, pasted pretty pictures of an iPhone with the Big Red logo on it, and aside from the first two sentences only talked about the differences in CDMA and GSM technology. Seriously, how many websites and news organizations will combine the words "Verizon" and "iPhone" just to generate hits and activity? Look, I'm not saying that Verizon will, never, ever get the iPhone, anything can happen but I'm just so sick of every time Verizon coughs we get fanboys from both sides and rumors being quoted as gospel. GIVE IT A REST!! Has anyone stopped for a moment to think that just maybe this special invite was to show the new LTE devices in action as well as pricing and network build-outs? Seriously CES isn't even a week dead and all those new Verizon Devices that are for real and for true (translate CONFIRMED) are already forgotten in the omnious shadow of another dumb iPhone rumor.

71. THE QUEEN unregistered

Anyone hear about the cat that hiccups and farts at the same time? That's what JohnnyBoy sounds like when he opens his flapper.

77. tragichero

Posts: 163; Member since: Jan 07, 2011

you must watch dexter...

78. Jonnyboy unregistered

Dexter is probably best show ever. Well that and lost.

90. fatfish unregistered

I bet you taste good Johnnyboy. Dexter will kill you and eat you

73. Jonnyboy unregistered

hater in the house!!! whoot whoot whoot!!!

80. paulyyd

Posts: 340; Member since: Jan 08, 2011

LOL outreach... just stop, you sound like a pubescent girl complaining. Its okay I'm sure they make tampons big enough for you ;)

81. BuglessBeast unregistered

I'm an in store tech for VZW, and cannot wait for this phone to come. I hate apple and all the Isheep, but I believe most of our customers are too mentally deficient to use android phones. Iphone is like a smartphone for preschoolers that doesn't have true multitasking. Meaning I won't have to hear people complaining about there android phones locking up when they open up 30 apps at once. Most normal people lack the capacity to work anything more complicated than an Iphone. Like I said, can't wait.

83. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Wow, alot of posts about NOTHING - reminds me of SEINFELD....look iphone is a smartphone for dummies, which 90% of AMERICANS are....a VERIZON iphone will hurt VERIZON ANDROID sales far more than it will hurt AT&T.When it comes to network you all have to stop reading senseless media blogs that normally look for the negativity in life...when do see articles about how great something is and see a lot of posters' comments on it, but when something controversial arises, every TOM, DICK, JANE and HARRY puts in their 18c (inflation from 2c), and of course it will be 70%, at least, negative. This is what AMERICA is about. I hope it is a VERIZON iphone, else a lot of foolish posters who claim they sell VERIZON products or are VERIZON employees are going to look tres stupide....

84. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

that's ...when do YOU see....

85. tivo unregistered

It will be a Verizon iPhone. Don't know the name Yet but I work for Verizon and we are Going to start are training soon.
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