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Verizon To Back Windows Phone 8, Sprint Undecided
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wht
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wht,
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8/23/2012 | 7:44:51 PM
re: Verizon To Back Windows Phone 8, Sprint Undecided
Verizon made a big mistake in waiting about 18 months to add newer phones to their Windows 7 or 7.5 lineup. The Trophy was a good phone to start with, but was limited by its screen size. Our business of about 40 users left Verizon because Verizon had no plans going forward for Windows phones that they would discuss with us, and began pushing iPhone4, which was not acceptable for our needs; costs, security, applications, and otherwise. Not wanting to wait and needing to leave the Blackberry platform, we switched to AT&T and upgraded to Samsung Focus S and now Lumia 900. When Verizon finally joins the rest of the Windows world we might consider using both VZ and AT&T depending upon coverage areas that are more favorable for only 1 carrier. The Windows phone has been excellent for us, and Windows 8 phones and tablets will be even better. Great integration between devices, services, and Office Applications. Too bad VZ stuck it to the consumer and Microsoft for so long.
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8/23/2012 | 5:20:04 AM
re: Verizon To Back Windows Phone 8, Sprint Undecided
Just a quick comment here: Windows 7.5 has a phone that already supports LTE4, it's the HTC Titan, which was released in November of 2011 at ATT. They could have easily rebranded any of those from HTC as a Verizon Phone. Good job to Verizon tho for going for the windows phone. It truely is an amazing platform to develop for, and to use for business and personal day to day. The feature integration is amazing. I hope sprint and TMobile get on board. Also, Microsoft needs to support the HTC platforms much more, their designs runs circles around Nokia. I'm really don't like the shape of it.


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