ATandT Says It Had No Role in iPhone Google App Rejection
AT&T, the exclusive carrier for the iPhone, said it played no role in a decision by Apple to reject Google's voice application on the popular handset.WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T, the exclusive carrier for the iPhone, on Friday said it played no role in a decision by Apple to reject Google's voice application on the popular handset. "Let me state unequivocally, AT&T had no role in any decision by Apple to not accept the Google Voice application for inclusion in the Apple App Store," said Jim Cicconi, AT&T senior executive vice president for external and legislative affairs.
"AT&T was not asked about the matter by Apple at any time, nor did it offer any view one way or the other," Cicconi said in a statement, accompanying a response to a regulatory inquiry into the rejection of Google's voice application by Apple.
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