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Old October 31st, 2013, 11:47 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So all specs point to the Nexus 5 not working with Verizon? Why is it that Verizon, the US's largest carrier, seems to play so poorly with Google? Is it because they want to showcase the Motorola Droid line (I realize Motorola is owned by Google)? I love my Nexus 7 LTE but had to jump through so many hoops to get an activated SIM card for it from Verizon. I am dying to get my hands on the Nexus 5 but have a hard time justifying moving away from Verizon which is far superior in coverage in my area.

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i feel you. im on verizon right now with a MOTO X, which is great. just wish Verizon and Google would figure there issues out. im leaning more toward it being verizons fault but who knows
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It's as simple as this. Verizon wasn't absolute unilateral control over every device on their network. Their contract with Apple says that they can't with iDevices, but Google and Android OEM's have so such deal. Google wants complete control over their Nexus devices and Verizon refuses. Verizon is flat out breaking federal regulations by denying Nexus 7 owners access to the network through a new SIM card, and they still do it anyways. That should say everything there is to say.
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