Originally Posted by LoyalServant
It would take a considerable amount of effort to get HTC to be able to tell AT&T to pound sand like Apple can.
When space was a premium it may have been important.. but these days with the ability to freeze the apps and the capacity it's far less of an issue.
Personally I don't care about carrier apps anymore since they can be hidden.
It's annoying. I have two of the same app because of this.