For those of you still eager to hear more news regarding a new CDMA iPhone on Verizon’s network, we have an update for you now. A follow up on the WSJ reveals that the move may not go ahead due to high subsidy costs.
A recent note from Kaufman Bros. analyst Shaw Wu has suggested that Verizon may be put off entering into any agreement with Apple, as a result of the long term costs.
The report states that Verizon may need to pay Apple double if not triple the subsidies that it currently pays other smart phone providers.
With this both in Verizon and Apple’s mind, we may even see a release on T-Mobile or Sprint, as they are far more likely to agree to Apple’s subsidy demands.
What are your thoughts on this? Are Apple charging too much for the iPhone? Full article through the link.
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