June 25, 2010
The Real Reason AT&T Has Exclusive Rights to the iPhone
A recently discovered magazine ad fuels speculation that Steve Jobs can time travel.
This morning, in an old dusty box hidden in the corner of my attic I unearthed some old magazines. I can’t remember why I kept them. But thumbing through their pages I came across this 1960s ad for Western Electric’s Picturephone ® and something in the shadows caught my eye.
Steve Jobs knew Marty McFly. But more importantly, proof positive why AT&T, the descendant of Western Electric, is the exclusive carrier for the iPhone.