"Open" Breakthrough

Alleven, Monica
January 2008
Wireless Week;1/1/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the plans of Verizon Wireless to open its network to new devices, software and applications in the U.S. The carrier was the most closed system of all the U.S. operators, with its platform requirements and tightly controlled system. The Verizon executives said that the move is designed to keep pace with the development community. The open access strategy will allow customers to use their selected devices and applications as long as they pass the connectivity test.


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