September 4th, 2013, 05:41 PM
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Originally Posted by iowabowtech
Plausible theory indeed. If vzw wanted to kick start their new Edge program however, it could be a good move to offer a device that's more affordable...and would be in demand by many of the more savvy folks who have latched onto their unlimited data. Something like the Nexus 5.
I'm a dreamer but my cup is half full at least.
The only issue I see with that is the the CDMA Gnex was 600+ full retail even after the GSM version came to Google Play at $350. Now if Google were to make the Nexus 5 VoLTE capable with band 13 LTE support & no CDMA radio, it could hypothetically sneak it onto Verizon's network once Verizon starts up that it themselves. Though I don't see that happening until mid or end of 2014.
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