Verizon Wireless confirmed to Phone Scoop in an email that its variant of the Samsung Galaxy S III will eventually be able to roam onto the 2G/3G networks of overseas network operators. The capability won't be available at launch, but will be enabled down the line through a software update. Verizon didn't say when that update might become available.
Seeing on Boy Genius that Apple is looking to go after Samsung on patent infringement for the S III just like they did to HTC. I understand that Apple is not going to be happy until everyone has an iPhone surgically attached to their hands, but this has gotten ridiculous. Compete in the market, not in the courts!!!!!
It will definitely have to have a sim card slot for this to work. Hopefully the Sprint version will have GSM support as well. These might be the first top-of-the-line Android phones on CDMA that also support global GSM, meaning global roaming. A hu... (continues)