Verizon does have the Droid, and more Android devices are on the way. Will they be able to handle it? The consumer won't know for a few months, but I suspect Verizon thinks they will be in the same position as AT&T is today. Verizon CTO David Lynch said on that unlimited plans aren't sustainable and stated that there will be devices on the networks sooner or later that will be bandwidth intensive. Variable rate plans will be one way to curtail excessive data usage. This is a signal that our all-you-can-eat data plans may be coming to an end, and those with data hungry devices will be expected to pay a higher monthly rate.
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No Network Can Handle iPhone Traffic
AT&T has been taking a lot of hits over their network issues these past few years brought on by the iPhone and the amount of data its users consume. Verizon's "There's A Map For That" ad campaign has been taking jabs at AT&T over their 3G network coverage and performance. Some think though that no US 3G network is ready for a device like the iPhone.