An article on Bloomberg Businessweek quoted an analyst, Timothy Horan:
“We are very confident about our position with exclusivity or without,” Mark Siegel, an AT&T spokesman, said in an interview. “We’re not dependent on a single smartphone to be competitive, we offer a lot of great devices.”
About 70 percent of AT&T’s customer base is in a Family Talk plan, which has a high rate of retention, Ralph de la Vega, the carrier’s head of wireless, said in May.
“For Verizon, it will largely be selling the iPhone to existing customers,’”
That’s nice. Glad you just got a nice big check from AT&T, enjoy the July 4th weekend spending it.