Verizon blocks Google Wallet on its new smartphones

By Leeky
Dec 6, 2011
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  1. Google said late on Monday that U.S. phone carrier Verizon Wireless is blocking it from installing the Google Wallet app on its new Android powered smartphones. The service allows users…

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  2. tehbanz

    tehbanz TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 182   +9

    is the kicker! it'll be in the amazon marketplace :) or available as a package from either google themselves(just not on the market) or some clever hacker.
  3. matrix86

    matrix86 TechSpot Enthusiast Posts: 795   +8

    It's ok, like tehbanz said, it will still be available through some other market, or as an .apk that people will just download to their phones. Google knows this, and that's why they're just kicking back saying "meh, it's cool." :p
  4. Wait! Aren't the big telecom players the first to posture and blather about free enterprise? Doesn't free enterprise imply open competition? I don't get it. /s
  5. Vz issued a tweet saying this story is false.


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