[UPDATE] Verizon LTE Smartphone Requirement a Long Way Off

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    We brought you the story of how Verizon was going to implement a hard requirement that all manufacturers either equip their phones with LTE radios or they can shop their goods elsewhere. That strong statement has prompted a rebuttal from Big Red. Mac Observer wrote yesterday that a reporter of theirs questioned Verizon Representatives about the veracity of this report. While they admit that is the long term goal it is "still along way off."

    The Mac Observer article goes into detail and writes:

    Via: VZ Buzz
    Source: Mac Observer
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    Yep. They have to wait for the 3g iPhone 4s^2! ;)

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    The biggest thing I think are the basic and feature phones, which there is no real use for 4G.
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    Basic and feature phones have been progressively losing sales for a long time now. Its only a matter of time before they're all 'smart' capable
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