Verizon passing on the Pre after all?

By Matthew ยท 6 replies
Sep 24, 2009
  1. If a report from has it right, Verizon won't be picking up the Palm Pre after all. Showcased at this year's CES, Palm's flagship phone garnered quite the following, and was praised as a potential iPhone killer. Just prior to its official debut on Sprint's network in June, Verizon said it would offer the smartphone within six months.

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  2. These news about Verizon backaway Pre is not true Please go the following links:


  3. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 5,333   +101

    I'm sorry, from what I see, neither link seems to prove anything at all. They are just as speculative as's report. If you have something more specific and evidenced to share, feel free.
  4. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

  5. Vrmithrax

    Vrmithrax TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,352   +293

    Greaaaaaaat... Thanks, Verizon, for letting your single-minded loyalty to your craptacular VCast services hose me out of yet another great phone system I was hoping to have access to. I know it's your cash cow and all that, but seriously, you might want to catch up with the rest of the pack on a few things, here... <exit soapbox mode>
  6. DarkCobra

    DarkCobra TS Rookie Posts: 79

    Well I'm a Verizon customer and like so many others I too am getting pretty sick and tired of the horrendous phone selection with Big Red. This is pure speculation on my part but I believe phone politics took place here and Apple more than likely told Big Red if you want any chance of seeing our Iphone we better not see it competing with the PRE. Verizon caved.
  7. DarkCobra

    DarkCobra TS Rookie Posts: 79

    PART 2: Well we now discover that Verizon is apparently going to carry the PRE after all. I'm going to adopt a wait and see attitude regarding what actually shows up at the beginning of the year. Just way too many rumors floating around and the electronics market is getting more volatile by the minute (constant changes and companies suing and threatening each other like crazy, etc.) Wouldn't surprise me if this all takes another twist again before it's all said and done.
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