“The tablet will be supported by multiple [mobile] carriers,” said Brian Marshall of Broadpoint AmTech, citing unnamed sources he said were close to the situation. “Verizon and others,” he continued. “Definitely Verizon. I’ve been told that’s a certainty.”
That echos claims last year by Businessweek and others that were saying that “Apple was talking to Verizon about the tablet and iPhone lite”.
We’re hoping that it is sold on the open market with providers able to offer plans subsidized or not. Why is that so hard? Google is doing that. Sort of.