Dell Smartphone Mentioned by AT&T CEO
During his keynote address at Mobile World Congress, AT&T Mobility CEO Ralph de la Vega said that that, "Dell has announced they're entering the smartphone market." This has not been corroborated by Dell.
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AT&T CEO Believes Phone Subsidies Will Eventually Vanish
Phone subsidies and two-year contracts are on their way out the door, according to Ralph de la Vega, AT&T's CEO of mobile and business solutions. "I think it is one of those options that is going to go away slowly," said de la Vega to Recode, "not because we insist on it but because customers will choose it less often." AT&T has made changes recently to limit the availability of subsidies and contracts.
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Ralph was just referring to the fact that thereâ€™s a lot of news coverage about a Dell smartphone and was commenting that OEMs are coming to market all the ...
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Pretty sweet if Att picked up a Dell smartphone. With all these new "computer" companies devolping cell phones, I think it will be important to the success of them if carriers pick them up. I just hope they dont cripl