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Old 08-16-2007, 12:40 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by greggebhardt
Some carriers seem to get more new devices than others. I would guess it is a money thing made directly with the maker of the hardware. RIM is paid to develope and deliver hardware to a carrier.

It looks like AT&T is the high bidder to RIM on the last few new Blackerrys. I hate to think how much was paid for the iPhone exclusive!
Iphone was first offered to vz, which was declined over a year ago, I do think mac pays att, not att to mac to carry the phone since all support etc is handled by mac even activation is done by itunes to mac.
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