Trouble ahead for AT&T if Apple does make an iPhone for Verizon
Here’s a little bar graph that didn’t make it into ChangeWave Research’s Aug. 4 report about customer satisfaction with the iPhone 4.
Asked how likely they would be to switch carriers if Apple
made an iPhone for Verizon
, 18% chose “somewhat likely” and 13% “very likely.”
And this is from respondents who already own an iPhone. Complaints about AT&T
were the No. 1 and No. 2 things iPhone 4 owners said they disliked about the device in the Aug. 4 survey. See here.
Rumors of a Verizon iPhone, which have been kicking around for years, have heated up in recent weeks, with speculation centered around January 2011.
UPDATE: A Morpace Omnibus Report based on a survey of 1,000 consumers July 15-20 got similar results. See their bar graph below.
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