Verizon iPhone is a Done Deal, Bloomberg Says

Bloomberg's Amy Thomson is reporting that unnamed sources have told her that Verizon Wireless will begin selling the iPhone in January of 2011. She seems pretty sure they're right-so much so that part way through the story, she stops couching the possibility in language like "people familiar with the plans said" and treats it as a done deal.

I hope she's right, and maybe she is. I mean, odds are that somebody will report this news and be accurate sooner or later. But so far, Apple-Verizon rumors-including some as convincing-sounding as Thomson's-have an unblemished record of resulting in absolutely nothing. Here's a little nostalgia from 2007 through earlier this year.

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