Media event set for September 9, launch likely ~10 days later.
Verizon Spokesman: No iPhone Plans in 'Immediate Future'
In a very brief response to a question from Beet.tv regarding the iPhone, Verizon spokesman John Johnson notes that the company is not planning to carry the iPhone in the "immediate future", before quickly redirecting the conversation to tout Verizon's new handset offerings.
Q: Let me ask you first of all about Verizon and the iPhone. What is happening, if anything? What is the status?
A: No one ever asks that question. (Smiles) So, no plans to carry the iPhone in the immediate future, but you've gotta look at the incredible excitement around the Android devices...