Verizon Wireless (VZ, VOD) says it will no longer roll out smartphones and tablets on its...

|About: Verizon Communications (VZ)|By:, SA News Editor

Verizon Wireless (VZ, VOD) says it will no longer roll out smartphones and tablets on its network that don't support 4G LTE connectivity. The decision represents an attempt by Verizon to exploit its lead relative to T in deploying LTE services, and could be a modest positive for QCOM, given the higher chip content of 4G devices. It also might be another hint the iPhone 5 will support LTE. (yesterday)