Verizon To Offer Open Network in 2008

Verizon Wireless has announced that it plans to open its network next year, offering consumers the ability to use any product and any application that meets certain technical standards. A huge development that highlights how fast this market is changing and how far behind Canada will fall unless there are steps to incent similar developments here.


  1. “incentivize” ???

  2. Alternate perspective on this announceme
    PBS Columnist Robert X. Cringely mentions this announcement in his latest column, predicting that it’s purely a public relations move on Verizon’s part.

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    I personally don’t trust anything coming from a telecommunications company.