Will Verizon’s iPhone Shake Up the Mobile Market? Not So Much

Gigaom: Verizon today announced the long-awaited iPhone for its network, and short of the first iPhone in 2007, I can’t remember such hysteria over a single handset. Does this one phone have the potential cause disruption to all other carriers in the U.S. market now that iPhone is on the carrier with the largest geographic coverage and with the most current subscribers? The iPhone hardware with its slight redesign and new mobile hotspot feature is nice, but the impact of a Verizon iPhone on the U.S. mobile market isn’t nearly as big as it would have been a year or two ago.

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