Opinion

Verizon Is Picking your Pocket for $1 Billion

The bargain prices you pay for smartphones are much less of a bargain than you think. There's a huge hidden profit for carriers like Verizon, AT&T and Sprint that we consumers never hear about.
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San Francisco journalist Bill Snyder writes frequently about business and technology. His work appears regularly in CIO.com and the publications of Stanford's Graduate School of Business and the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley. He welcomes your comments and suggestions.