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Submission + - The iPhone is a nightmare for carriers (cnn.com)

HungryMonkey writes: According to the latest EBITDA numbers from AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon, the subsidies they have to pay Apple in order to carry the iPhone is drastically reducing their profits. From the Article: "A logical conclusion is that the iPhone is not good for wireless carriers," says Mike McCormack, an analyst at Nomura Securities. "When we look at the direct and indirect economics that Apple has managed to extract from the carriers, the carrier-level value destruction is quite evident."
So one money sucking leech has attached itself to another money sucking leech?

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The iPhone is a nightmare for carriers

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