Originally Posted by trparky
Not only that but Android is a lot more profitable than the iPhone is. Apple takes more of that $200 to $300 you pay for the phone when you buy it. The iPhone is more expensive for Verizon to sell.
Android is nearly all profit for Verizon.
Then it would make it less risky for android device manufacturers to leverage Verizon and lay down non-bloat terms just like Apple did.