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Verizon must be on some sort of self-destructive rampage. It's one thing to pass on the biggest phone debut of the year, but it's another thing to look back and actually pat yourself on the back for doing so.

"The iPhone product is something we are happy we aren't the first to market with."


This coming from Verizon President and COO Denny Strigl. We'll see if you still believe that when your customers flock to Cingular.

Verizon Chief Happy to Let Cingular Have iPhone [Cult of Mac]