In this case, with its own cellular/wireless network, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) could establish one type of iDevice that would be used only on this particular network, rather than making three types for the various carriers – one for AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), one for Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) and a third for foreign networks like in China, Japan or Europe. The theory is then, that the company could then offer deals on data and phone plans, plus perhaps additional Apple-related services that may not be available on other networks.
What do you think about either or both of these ideas? If you were Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), what would be your strategy to get investors back on board? Is all this about innovation, or competition? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.
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