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iPhone Switching to Verizon Wireless?!

Getting the iPhone in its offer is probably the best thing that could happen to Verizon Wireless, specially since AT&T has the official exclusivity for the handset till 2010. USA Today claims that Steve Jobs took part in the negotiations between Apple and Verizon, that took place months ago.

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Will the Apple-AT&T contract expire in 2010, as rumoured, or will it be prolonged, making the iPhone a huge cash cow for the carrier? While Verizon is hoping to get a piece of the iPhone pie, AT&T must be fighting equally hard to keep the ball in their court. A decision to break the exclusivity contract might hurt the American carrier pretty bad, so they’re in a tough spot right now…

I bet that a couple of Verizon customers are really thrilled, specially if they’ll get their hands on a future iPhone 4.0 first.

[via Gizmodo]