Neither iPhone or OpenMoko are revolutionary
andreas at kostyrka.org
Thu Jan 18 12:14:29 CET 2007
* Gabriel Ambuehl <gabriel_ambuehl at buz.ch> [070118 08:44]:
> On Thursday 18 January 2007 02:05, Renaissance Man wrote:
> > I've now read the reasons for its exclusion, but having read Sean's
> > marketing PDF to the carriers one can't help but wonder if OpenMoko
> > is just yet another victim of the carrier monopoly on mobile
> > communications, which would beg the question: would WiFi really ever
> > come to the device?
> Since you pay for the whole price, why would the carrier's have any say in its
Well, if you want to have some market penetration, you need to
consider it. The only alternative is to create such a great product
with the community, that non-geeks will pay cash for it. When they can
get other cool smartphones for free (because the carrier pay for it).
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