Announced just a couple of hours ago was the official partnership between Google and Verizon Wireless which would cover both parties working together to bring in some more Android-powered mobile devices. These Android devices will be packed with both Verizon and Google’s various mobile web products.The Verizon and Google agreement also covers a commitment by the two companies in devoting substantial resources to enhance its delivery of leading-edge innovation that puts unique application on consumers’ mobile phones. Simply put, both companies’ will use each other’s mobile resources and strategies to enable consumers high-end mobile products.
So expect both companies to announce new Android phones loaded native apps from both companies as well as from third-party developers. What is not clear is which among the major handset manufactures is currently working on the production side.
Here’s what the heads of both companies have to say about the agreement:
“The nation’s best wireless broadband network is a perfect complement to the innovation of Android-powered services and devices,” said Lowell McAdam, chief executive officer of Verizon Wireless. “Together, we’ll work to deliver a compelling new experience to our customers.”
“The Android platform allows Verizon Wireless customers to experience faster and easier access to the web from any location,” said Eric Schmidt, chairman and chief executive officer for Google. “Through this partnership, we hope to deliver greater innovation in the mobile space to consumers across the U.S.”