Brian X. Chen:
“I remember asking the question: Are we investing in a business model, are we investing in a product or are we investing in Steve Jobs?” Mr. Stephenson said. “The answer to the question was, you’re investing in Steve Jobs. Let’s go after this thing. And we went after it, and the rest is history.”
For as much complaining as AT&T does in this post, you have to think that they are glad they aren’t T-Mobile, or in a slightly better scenario, end up with the slow route to the iPhone Sprint had.