If you buy the rumors that Apple is building a phone for Verizon, January 2011 makes sense
Here's how Daring Fireball's John Gruber sees events unfolding:
The device code named N92 (the iPhone 4 was N90), now in being tested in-house by Apple (AAPL) engineers according to Gruber's sources, reaches device verification test (DVT) level this fall, which is when the secret prototypes go out for field testing. (See Gizmodo here.)
Apple unveils MORE
More Verizon leaks including a demo page of their unannounced Droid 2 phone.
Update: Verizon has made the Droid 2 official with the press release pasted below.
Android Power blogger JR Raphael posts Verizon's multimedia files for the Droid 2. That's Verizon's (VZ) unannounced original Droid replacement (pictured at right). And this is the least of Verizon's leak concerns.
Earlier today, The Boy Genius report laid out a whole swath of Verizon Android plans MORESeth Weintraub - Aug 9, 2010 5:58 PM ET
>Mason Cohn, Producer - Mar 26, 2010 12:16 PM ET
What would it take to make Verizon's (VZ) cellphone network compatible with Apple's (AAPL) iPhone?
About $1.78 billion, according to a report issued Wednesday by Aircom International, a U.K.-based network consulting group.
And that's just for the first year.
The report estimates the capital expenditures required to deploy so-called 4G networks -- also known as LTE, for Long Term Evolution -- in various regions of the world. Their findings:Philip Elmer-DeWitt - Sep 30, 2009 9:57 AM ET
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