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Verizon: LiMo No Longer Has 'Preferred' Status

Apr 03, 2009, 16:33 (2 Talkback[s])

""We will not be in a position where we shun one operating system in favor [of] another operating system," McAdam told reporters at a trade show in Las Vegas. "We want to see what works well over time."

"Mission: Narrow the Field

"Like other carriers, Verizon Wireless is troubled by the diversity of operating systems among cell phones, which increases development costs, forces the carrier to examine every new model closely, and limits the number of phones that software applications can run on.

"That's a contrast to the world of personal computers, where most computers run a single operating system, Microsoft's Windows."

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