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Re: Is Verizon Wireless Sabotaging Older Cell Phones?

Isaiah Beard (
Fri, 02 Sep 2005 21:21:59 -0400

William Warren wrote:

> So, the questions:

> 1. 95% or 85%?


> 2. Is December 2005 still the deadline?

Yes it is.

> 3. What happens to those of us on Verizon's network without
> GPS-enabled phones (such as, apparently, the Motorola 120C).

Who knows? It would appear that Verizon is telling the FCC there's
nothing they can do to force someone who doesn't want to swap their
phone to do so. No telling if they'll be granted a waiver, or if
they'll be required to force upgrades.

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