At last we have heard the news that everyone has been waiting for, Apple is passing its iPhone over to Verizon. After a long highly anticipated wait, Verizon’s CEO Lowell Mcadam made the announcement that Verizon Wireless will be releasing a CDMA version of the iPhone 4.
A report by Engadget tells how all the way back in 2008, rumours cropped up about Verizon’s interest in supporting the Apple device. There has been various speculation as to when and if AT&T would lose their exclusivity on the iPhone.
Before the announcement was made Mcadam spoke about the new LTE network before confirming the CDMA version of iPhone 4′s arrival.
Various reporters awaited the conclusion at the press conference in New York today, including Cnet who likened it to D-day for millions of iPhone fans wanting another carrier option. Mashable gives a rundown of live notes taken from the event and reckon that the outcome will shake up the dynamics in the smartphone market.
If this is the news that you have been waiting for then enter February 10th for the launch date and expect a $199.99 price tag for the 16GB. Anyone wishing to purchase the 32GB will be looking at the $299.99 mark, but both will receive the same specification sheet including Facetime and Retina Display.
Tell us how long you have waited for this news and if you will be first in the queue come February?
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