Daily Archives: February 4, 2011

Paul Taylor

Verizon iPhone 4The enthusiastic initial response Verizon Wireless customers have given the CDMA version of Apple’s iPhone 4 – Verizon had to halt pre-orders just 17 hours after they began – is a double-edged sword for the largest US mobile network operator. 

That is because the hefty subsidy Verizon pays Apple for the iPhone – estimated at about $400 per unit – could depress earnings at least in the short term, if Verizon Wireless sells more iPhones than expected.  Read more

From around the web:

  • Verizon iPhone pre-orders sold out in only two hours, Engadget reports.
  • Congress has sent Mark Zuckerberg a letter of questions on Facebook’s plans to share user cell phone numbers and addresses with developers, Paid Content reports.

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