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Verizon announces iPad release date

ABC7 Eyewitness News HD covering Los Angeles and Southern California.

October 14, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Verizon Wireless announced Thursday it will begin selling Apple's iPad at its retail stores Oct. 28, a move sure to feed speculation about an iPhone for eager Verizon customers.A Verizon spokesman declined to comment on an iPhone partnership.

And speculation should be dampened because the iPad isn't sold to be run on Verizon's 3G network.

It will be bundled with Verizon's MiFi mobile hotspot modem.

AT&T also announced it begin selling the iPad tablet at its retail stores on Oct. 28.