Friday, November 07, 2008

Microsoft Tries to Steal Verizon Deal From Google - WSJ.com

Vibrant competition is often the customer’s friend…

Microsoft Corp., capitalizing on Google Inc.'s regulatory snarl, is working to steal a deal with Verizon Wireless away from its rival.

Microsoft has gotten the mobile carrier's attention by offering a sweeter deal to put its search service and related advertising on Verizon phones. Microsoft is also offering more generous revenue sharing and a guarantee of substantially higher payments to Verizon, say people familiar with the matter.

Microsoft Tries to Steal Verizon Deal From Google - WSJ.com

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