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Verizon: Don't blame us for Nexus 7 holdup
« on: Nov 09, 2013, 03:31 AM »
  As the Nexus 7’s lack of Verizon Wireless support drags on, Verizon passes the blame to Google and Asus.

In a statement to Android Police , Verizon says that a “systems issue” came up during the certification process for the Nexus 7 (shown above), Google’s 7-inch tablet. Resolving the issue would have required further work on the Android Jelly Bean operating system to resolve.

“Since Google was about to launch its new Kit Kat OS, rather than undertake this work, Google and Asus asked Verizon to suspend its certification process until Google’s new OS was available on the Nexus 7,” Verizon’s statement said. Nexus 7Nexus 7 The problems with certification came to light in September, when tech pundit Jeff Jarvis tried to activate his Nexus 7 on Verizon, and was told that the tablet “can not be activated.” Jarvis argues that Verizon must activate the device under Verizon’s open-network requirements, though the carrier still requires a certification process for all devices. At the time, Verizon simply said that the device was not yet 4G LTE certified.

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Verizon: Don't blame us for Nexus 7 holdup
« on: Nov 09, 2013, 03:31 AM »