Apple And Google Smash Open The Telecom Oligopoly--Verizon Caves And Co-Creators Win.

For those of us who believe people should be able to design their own tools, co-create their own products and services and control their own lives, the decision by Verizon to open up its closed system is huge. Thanks to the huge popularity of the iPhone and the upcoming Google phone, Verizon is going to “”permit” people to configure their own array of services for their phones. To say this is a long time coming from the oligopoly known as the telecom industry, is an enormous understatement.

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