I hope Verizon doesn't cripple the GPS on the Storm (like on the Curve), forcing us to pay for VZ Navigator. I received an email reply from their customer service dept in Sep 2008 about their policy on GPS functionality (on the Curve); please see below.
AT&T does not cripple the built-in GPS (on the 8310 Curve), so Google Maps works well.
----- Forwarded Message ---- From: Verizon Wireless Customer Service W To: XXXXX Sent: Saturday, September 6, 2008 8:41:21 AM Subject: Re: Blackberry/PDA Smartphone (KMM387xxxxxxxx)
Thank you for contacting our Verizon Wireless website. We are happy to assist you with information about the GPS on the Blackberry devices.
Verizon Wireless is committed to providing the very ... (continues)